UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Today's society faces the challenge of providing high'quality, patient'centred, sustainable and affordable healthcare, in an environment of increased demand and scarce resources. The course aims to form future leaders who will address this challenge, transforming healthcare delivery through the use of information and communication technologies.

Course Modules

Core modules: principles of health informatics; options: research methods in healthcare; information systems in healthcare; shared care and electronic health records; patient safety and clinical risk; clinical knowledge and decision making; ehealth: patients and the internet; information law and governance in clinical practice; healthcare quality and evidence based practice; using information in healthcare management.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students who do not meet these requirements but have appropriate professional experience will also be considered. Students who have previously undertaken CPD may apply for accreditation of prior learning.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Mixed Mode
MSc (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate)
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
PgCert
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip