MSc Healthcare Informatics
-Trains graduates in medical and allied professions and those with an information technology background in healthcare informatics.
-Enables students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and utilise tools of medical informatics.
-Flexible approach to teaching and learning to accommodate busy clinicians.
-Currently funded under the National Development Plan, Graduate Skills Conversion Programme.
Information management and the utilisation of associated technology is becoming a major activity of the healthcare professional. This course 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?
This course is primarily targeted towards:
-Those working in allied professions
-ICT professionals working in the health sector
What Will I Learn
This course is run over 12 months/three semesters. In Semester one & two students have one week of full-time lectures and five Saturday morning sessions, as well as two or three individual tutorials each week. In semester one, students take the HITS online course (run by ICS Skills under supervision of Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland /Informatics Section of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, RAMI).
How/Where Will I Learn?
In semesters one and two the MSc course will run full-time over one week and five Saturday mornings.