The MSc Health Informatics is designed to provide a specialist qualification in health informatics, addressing a wide range of operational care and management perspectives.
It illustrates principles across the health and social care sector, taking theory into practice. It is ideal for demonstrating competence in informatics to support the care domain and contributing towards meeting continuing professional development goals.
The learning outcomes for this postgraduate course are related to Health Informatics National Occupational Standards and the Key Skills Framework. The MSc in Health Informatics consists of core modules in health informatics, research methods, study skills, with optional modules and a dissertation. The distance learning course is delivered using eLearning.
This course is recognised as contributing to UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (UKCHIP) continuing professional development. The course learning outcomes map to Health Informatics National Occupational Standards and Key Skills Framework.
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AND ASSESSMENT
The course is available via eLearn.
Assessment is through coursework. A variety of formative and summative exercises is undertaken including short papers, work-based assignments, oral presentations, electronic presentations and a dissertation.
The MSc in Health Informatics programme consists of core modules in health informatics, research methods, postgraduate study skills, together with optional modules and a dissertation.
To obtain the award of MSc in Health Informatics, a student must successfully complete six taught modules (four core and two optional) plus a triple dissertation module.