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Digital Healthcare Research

Key Features

• Flexible part-time and full-time options

• Excellent employment opportunities for graduates

• Demand for digital healthcare is growing

• Industry input into course design

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Relevant Level 8 Degree or equivalent


1 year, full-time

2 years, part-time

Further enquiries

Department Administration:

Tel: +353 (0)74 918 6306

Lecturer Dr Nigel McKelvey


Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186306

Subjects taught

Semester 1

IT Systems for Delivery of Healthcare (M) 5

Data Operations (M) 5

Systems Engineering for ICT in Healthcare (M) 5

Assessing Wearable Sensing Systems (M) 5

Data Analytics and Statistical Analysis (M) 10

Semester 2

Ethics in Healthcare Research (M) 10

Research and Development for Healthcare Innovation (M) 10

Choose one of the following Electives:

Wearable Sensor Technologies (E)

Research and Development for Healthcare Innovation (E)

Work Placement (E) 10

Semester 3

Dissertation (M)

(M) = Mandatory,(E) = Elective

Students must complete mandatory module and choose 20 credits worth of modules from semesters 1 and 2.

The Dissertation topic must be relevant to Digital Healthcare.

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