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.
- Clinical Information & Decision Support Systems
- Biostatistics and Data Management
- Medical Records
- Information Visualisation
- Interoperability, Standards & XML
- Information Governance in Health
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Technology Health Sciences Health Informatics View 31 other Masters in Informatics & Information Technology in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International26400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA10340 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.