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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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