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Applied Health Informatics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
The scope of the MSc in Applied Health Informatics from the Open University of Cyprus is to deliver a comprehensive, high-order, state-of-the-art overview of the diverse applications of Computer / Informatics Science in Health, and to develop competency in understanding most common imposed problems / challenges.
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Overview

The Open University of Cyprus is the second (in order of establishment) State university of Cyprus and the country’s only Higher Education Institution dedicated solely to distance education. At the Open University of Cyprus we offer a master degree in Applied Health Informatics. 

The University offers undergraduate and postgraduate (at the Master and doctoral levels) programmes, as well as vocational/training programmes of short duration. The awarded degrees are equivalent to all accredited universities worldwide, regardless of the educational methodology used - conventional or not. The University's academic programmes are allocated with ECTS credit units, which facilitate comparability of study programmes and the integration of students at the receiving institution, whether at the OUC or any other university in Europe.

The mission of the Open University of Cyprus is to provide high quality academic programmes, to promote scientific research and to effectively utilise educational technology, methodology and teaching method in open and distance learning. Further, OUC aspires to distinguish its position in the Cypriot and broader European educational communities as an innovative university delivering with teaching to students who are not physically present in a traditional educational setting, such as a classroom, via a state of the art technological infrastructure and educational methodology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • National Health Information Systems & Hospital Information Systems
  • Standards & Technology assessment
  • Patient Medical Records and Electronic Prescription Systems
  • Medical Image processing and analysis
  • Telemedicine applications
  • Patient data management & decision support

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The Master Programme in "Applied Health Informatics" is open to people with:

  • Medical degree
  • Degree in Biological Sciences
  • Degree in Computer Sciences and/or Computer Engineering
  • Degree in Nursing (with certified experience in management and/or configuration of health and/or clinical information systems)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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