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Health Informatics

Swansea University

12 months
18300 GBP/year
8050 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Are you working in healthcare and want to increase your knowledge and skills in health informatics? It’s one of the fastest growing areas in the UK and the Health Informatics degree from Swansea University could increase your career prospects.


This Health Informatics degree from Swansea University uses state- of- the- art technologies and has a strong focus on practical and analytical skills which you can apply in your working environment.  It is available as either a one year full time course or three years part time.

Through links with the NHS and organisations within the Life Science sector you’ll learn about new developments and the changing nature of technology within health informatics, which will place you at the forefront of this fast growing industry.

Your degree experience will be enhanced by access to state of the art facilities based within our Centres for Excellence for Administrative Data and eHealth Research. This £30 million facility, awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC), will enhance the quality of your course.

Career opportunities

We have carefully designed the course to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Health Informatics, and the skills you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Informatics in Context
  • Communications and Coding
  • Systems and Technologies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Using Secondary Health Data

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants. Undergraduates of any of the following cognate disciplines should consider applying for this course:
  • Healthcare Professionals / Management / Technology
  • Health Information / Data Management
  • Medical / Clinical Records / Coding
  • ICT and Computer / Health / Social / Sports Science
  • Health Economics
  • Nursing and Social Work / Care
  • Business Administration / Management and Application Statistics
  • Non-graduates are also welcome to apply. All applications are considered on individual merit, taking into account of any relevant work experience.  Should you have qualifications below the required minimum or lack a suitable first degree, please feel encouraged to submit an application if you have at least two years of experience in health informatics or related fields.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8050 GBP per year during 12 months.

MSc Part time 2 years 

  • UK £  4,150
  • International £ 9,450

MSc Part time 3 years 

  • UK £  2,750
  • International £6,300
  • UK-EU £ 5,350
  • International £ 12,150

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /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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