Healthcare Informatics, M.Sc. | University College Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
12 months
26400 EUR/year
10340 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Healthcare Informatics programme at the University College Dublin trains graduates in medical and allied professions and those with an information technology background in healthcare informatics.


Information management and the utilisation of associated technology is becoming a major activity of the healthcare professional. The Healthcare Informatics programme at the University College Dublin is directed to medical practitioners, those in allied professions and also at those working in ICT areas in the health sector.

Who Should Take This Course?

The course is primarily aimed at existing and future employees in the health service and IT industry sector who are looking to move into the area of Healthcare Informatics, expand their current knowledge in the area, or get more involved in health IT implementation projects in their respective work locations.

The assignments for the various modules are primarily focused on work-based topics, with these assignments being undertaken primarily as group or team work.

This team-based process mirrors the actuality of IT systems implementation projects or health data / business intelligence analysis in this sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Information & Decision Support Systems
  • Biostatistics and Data Management
  • Medical Records
  • Information Visualisation
  • Interoperability, Standards & XML
  • Information Governance in Health

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a NQF Level 8 academic award.
  • Where an applicant does not hold a Level 8 award, consideration will be given to those with relevant and appropriate qualifications and experience working in or closely with the health system. Such candidates may be interviewed to ensure applicability to the programme prior to acceptance.
  • Candidates who may enter via this route would typically be those currently employed but looking to change the focus of their career into the Health Informatics arena, or those that have health experience but are currently unemployed and looking to re-enter the workforce in the Healthcare Informatics field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10340 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10340 EUR per year during 12 months.


  • EU students: 10,340 EUR
  • Non-EU students: 13,200 EUR

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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