Applications on smartphones, wearable sensors and intelligent environment monitoring systems are able to gather personal health data that can be used to facilitate decision-making and in the development of personalised care plans. Healthcare professionals can use this information to support the patients in managing their illness, monitor and support independent living, and deliver therapies.
This MSc in Digital Health at the University of Malta provides students with the necessary technological expertise together with an understanding of the health landscape to help and support patients, increase staff productivity, management of patient records, reduce errors, extend conventional care, and influence the future of healthcare.
The course is structured in two streams where applicants having a technological background will be introduced to relevant aspects of healthcare, while applicants having a background in health science or life science will be introduced to artificial intelligence, data analysis and programming. A set of core topics is common to both streams and includes group work that will allow students with different backgrounds to learn from a variety of skill sets and apply their knowledge to create innovative digital health solutions.
On completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to either embark in lucrative career opportunities and career growth paths within the ICT, healthcare and industry or pursue a research career in academia or within other Research and Development establishments.
Career opportunities include healthcare project manager, health data manager, consultant in health/healthcare systems, data analyst, health systems and service designers, application and systems developer, informatics manager, UX designers, clinical information manager and quality assurance manager.
Health and medical professionals will find this course invaluable to enhance the quality and effectiveness of their interventions using established and developing technologies while situating themselves in positions that may influence policy.
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- Ethics Law and Compliance in Digital Health
- Digital Health Systems
- Computational Methods for Digital Health
- Digital Health for Health Professionals
- Social Media in Health Care: Opportunities and Challenges
- Artificial Intelligence
- Digital Health Applied Project
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- 36 months
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- The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of a Bachelor’s degree pegged at least at Level 6 on the Malta Qualifications Framework, in an area of study related to health care, ICT or any other area deemed suitable by the Board, awarded by this University or any other higher education institution recognized by Senate.
- Applicants in possession of a degree classified with Third Class Honours or Category III may also be admitted provided they satisfy the Board of Studies that they are in possession of other qualifications, or relevant work experience, obtained following their first cycle degree.
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International4466 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
EU/EEA2500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7500 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
- Fee per semester: Eur 1,250
- Yr 1: Eur 6,700 / Yr 2: Eur 6,700 / Yr 3: NIL
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