City University London

Course Introduction

The course equips you with the cutting'edge knowledge and skills necessary for the organisation and delivery of an informatics'led health service. Typical applicants are clinical and allied health professionals who wish to enhance their careers and computer scientists, engineers and others with relevant technical or professional qualifications who wish to move into a successful career involving the application of ICT in the health service and associated industries. You will be part of a highly multi'professional and strongly international cohort and will also benefit from lectures given by leading experts and from the University's central location, close to many hospitals and medical centres.

Course Modules

Modules include: Clinical records; data analysis with healthcare applications; databases; digital information technologies and architectures; information for decisions in healthcare; research, evaluation and communication skills; students also choose 2 modules from: health management; health policy and information management; knowledge management in healthcare; telemedicine.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd class Honours degree in medical or numerate subject or equivalent professional qualification; other degree subjects are accepted if the candidate has relevant health service or industrial experience; professional qualifications in subjects relevant to the programme can be accepted if taken with subsequent health service or relevant industrial experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,500  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip