36 months
945 GBP/module
945 GBP/module
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The online taught Digital Health programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will equip you to work in the digitally-literate healthcare organisations of the 21st century.

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It’s becoming increasingly important for doctors and healthcare professionals to be able to exploit digital opportunities in healthcare - improving patient outcomes, delivering safe care more efficiently and effectively, and bridging the gap between health and social care teams.

We’ll equip you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to capitalise on digital health technologies to deliver community healthcare, particularly to disadvantaged, remote and rural patients, in a way that minimises risk while maximising access.

This course is delivered through distance learning, so you'll engage in a range of lectures, discussions and tutorials within an online environment.

Future careers

This Digital Health programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will equip you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to thrive as healthcare evolves to take advantage of digital technologies. There’s an increasing need for digital-based healthcare solutions to meet the changing needs and expectations of patients, and to evolve with developments in information management and technology.

Alongside this increasing need, there is a growing appetite for education and training in the use of digital technology, both nationally and internationally, in order to educate and equip the healthcare workforce and patients with the necessary skills to navigate this new digital terrain, and to develop new leaders to drive the adoption of digital health.


The centre is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons, a professional membership organisation and registered charity which exists to advance patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Research Methods for Clinical Practice, Education and Management
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Augmented Reality in Healthcare
  • Governance in Digital Health Solutions
  • Implantable Technologies
  • Patient Monitoring

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • British honours degree (2:2 class or above) or equivalent in a relevant subject from an approved institution of higher education
  • GCSE Grade C or above in English Language / IELTS Level 6.5 or equivalent
  • Non-standard applicants are welcomed. Recognition of Prior and Work-Based Learning in accordance with University regulations may be available

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    945 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • National

    945 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 GBP per module during 36 months.

per 20 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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