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Health Informatics, MSc / PGCert / PGDip

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  • Typology

    Master

  • Location

    Singleton park (Wales)

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Who should study MSc Health Informatics?
This course is suitable for current informaticians, those working in the health and healthcare sector, and graduates preparing for a career in health informatics. Applicants from non-graduates with domain experience are welcome.
Course structure
Students must complete 6 modules (5 core and 1 further module from a choice of two) to earn a minimum of 120 credits in total in Part One and produce a dissertation of not more than 20,000 words on a relevant health informatics topic in Part Two to graduate. Each module for this course requires five days of intensive study in Swansea. This will be augmented by preparatory and reflective material supplied via the course website before and after your visit.
Attendance pattern
Students are required to attend the University for 1 week (5 consecutive days) for each module in Part One. Attendance during Part Two is negotiated with the supervisor.
Course modules
The core modules and the dissertation are compulsory, and must be completed when undertaking the programme. Each module develops students' research skills in relation to the topics covered.

Part 1: Course modules (each module is assigned 20 credits)
PMIM 101 Health Informatics in Context
PMIM 201 Communications and Coding
PMIM 301 Using Secondary Health Data
PMIM 401 Systems and Technologies
PMIM 501 Knowledge Management
Part 1: Optional modules (each module is assigned 20 credits)
PMIM 601 Health Information Research
PMIM 603 Leadership in Project Management

Part 2: Project & Dissertation
PMIM 701 Health Informatics Research Project
PMIM 703 Work-based Project Portfolio
Specialist pathways
This course introduces two pathways for health informaticians who wish to specialise in one of the following areas:
1. Health Informatics Research

2. Leadership in Project Management

Facilities

Location

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Singleton Park (Swansea)
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University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP

Starts

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To take into account

Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants. Undergraduates of any of the following cognate disciplines should consider applying for this course: Healthcare Professionals / Management / Technology Health Information / Data Management Medical / Clinical Records / Coding ICT and Computer / Health / Social / Sports Science Health Economics Nursing and Social Work / Care Business Administration / Management and Application Statistic. Non-graduates are also welcome to apply...

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Leadership
  • IT Project Management
  • IT
  • Secondary
  • Communication Skills
  • Project
  • healthcare
  • Project Management
  • Computer Science
  • Computing Systems

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

MSc 1 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NamePMIM101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Health Informatics in ContextPMIM201Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Communications and CodingPMIM301Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Using Secondary Health DataPMIM401Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Systems and TechnologiesPMIM501Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Knowledge Management

Optional Modules

Optional modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Please select one module.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidancePMIM601Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Undertaking Health Informatics ResearchPlease only select if you intend on completing the research project.PMIM603Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)20Leadership in Project Management

MSc 3 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCertCompulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NamePMIM101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Health Informatics in ContextPMIM201Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Communications and CodingPMIM301Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Using Secondary Health Data

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NamePMIM401Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Systems and TechnologiesPMIM501Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Knowledge Management

Optional Modules

Module 6 options

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select one module. Please note your selection will determine whether you complete the research dissertation or work based project in the Part Two element of your course.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidancePMIM601Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Undertaking Health Informatics ResearchPlease only select if you intend on completing the research project.PMIM603Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)20Leadership in Project ManagementPlease only select if you intend on completing the work based project.

MSc 2 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCertCompulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NamePMIM101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Health Informatics in ContextPMIM201Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Communications and CodingPMIM301Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Using Secondary Health Data

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NamePMIM401Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Systems and TechnologiesPMIM501Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Knowledge Management

Optional Modules

Module 6 Research Dissertation Option

Choose Exactly 80 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Please only select these modules if you intend on completing the research dissertation.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidancePMIM601Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Undertaking Health Informatics ResearchPMIM701Academic Year60Health Informatics Research Dissertation

OR

Module 6 Work Based Project Option

Choose Exactly 80 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Please only select this option if you are intending on completing the work based project.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidancePMIM603Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)20Leadership in Project ManagementPMIM703Academic Year60Project Management Dissertation

Additional information

Tuition fees


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.
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