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With the MSc Digital Health Systems at The University of Strathclyde you'll learn about state-of-the-art devices (eg sensors, wearables, apps), systems (eg electronic health records, remote monitoring) and methods (eg co-design, machine learning and data analytics).

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Overview

This MSc  Digital Health Systems at The University of Strathclyde is the perfect conversion pathway for recent graduates looking to move into the health and care sector. It's also ideal for existing health and social care practitioners looking to up-skill in digital innovation.

Ways this course is unique:

  • it's delivered by a broad range of world experts in computing science, information science, clinical psychology, and health services research
  • it's relevant to real world practice by being co-designed with the Scottish Government, their innovation centre (the Digital Health & Care Institute) the National Health Service, and health and care SMEs and third sector organisations
  • unlike many other courses ours takes a multifaceted whole systems approach involving people, technology, practice and policy

You'll learn

  • about the full lifecycle of designing, developing and evaluating health technologies from mhealth - novel personal health and wellness devices (eg mobile apps, wearables) to ehealth - larger scale hospital and community based IT systems (eg electronic health records). 
  • about agile participatory and co-design approaches for delivering health IT solutions
  • about practical and innovative software and data management techniques for managing (databases) and using data (data analytics) produced across a range of systems to support decision making, planning, and delivery of better care
  • how to manage complex legal, ethical and governance issues within healthcare
  • how to apply theories and models of human information behaviour to the holistic analysis and design of health and social care systems
  • how technology enabled health and care solutions can be implemented and evaluated at scale

Careers

Digital health is the fastest growing economic sector worldwide. It is creating jobs twice as fast as any other economic sector in Scotland and globally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design of Usable Health and Care Systems
  • Health Literacy
  • Information Systems Architecture
  • Health Information Governance
  • Digital Health Implementation
  • Decision Support & Health Analytics
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
73 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in any subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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