MSc Healthcare Information Systems
University College Cork, Ireland
About This Program
With the rapid growth of technology in healthcare, more Healthcare Information Systems professionals are needed to optimise technology. The M.Sc. In Healthcare Information Systems aims to provide a niche area of expertise at the cross section between the Information Systems (technology) and Healthcare industry.
This programme offers its students a unique opportunity to consider how technology and data can make a transformative impact on the healthcare sector and improve the lives of patients.
This master's degree is an interdisciplinary offered offered by Business Information Systems and UCC's School of Medicine.
Its focus is on healthcare information systems by analysing and designing the role of innovative health technologies, maximising health data to improve healthcare organisations and ultimately improve patient care.
This M.Sc. In Healthcare Information Systems is for you if you aspire to work in the healthcare industry, in a clinical setting, medtech sector, NGO and state department.
This programme offers the integration of classroom study with professional experience and industry-aligned coursework. The combination of teaching and innovative research in a clinical setting.
Individual & group assessment will incorporate continuous assessment and end of semester examinations. You will also be presented with the challenges faced by clinical practitioners and speak with experts in the field.
Graduates with healthcare and technology expertise are in high demand.
In completing this MSc in Healthcare Information Systems, you will be equipped with much sought after skills in both the Information Systems field and the Healthcare field. You may wish to pursue such careers as:
If you decide to enroll in the Healthcare Information Systems M.Sc. programme, you will gain the knowledge and competencies necessary to plan, plan, design, implement and manage leading edge health information system while remaining cognisant of the ethical, security and data protection implications arising from such scenarios.
On successful completion of this programme, you should be able to:
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There are 2 parts to the Healthcare Information Systems M.Sc. programme. Part 1 are taught modules while Part2 is a collaborative healthcare industry research project (Part 2).
Part 1 runs from September to May and you will be studying the following taught modules:
Part 2 takes place during the summer months of June to September. The collaborative project will provide you and your groupmates with the opportunity to leverage your research outputs on a challenge/opportunity in healthcare and to apply this theoretical knowledge to a substantial healthcare informatics problem requiring analytical and/or design effort. The research project will be carried out under the supervision of an industry expert and an academic specialist and offers practical experience of preparing and delivering a research report in healthcare information systems.
Course Code : CKL50
College : Business and Law
Duration : One year
Qualifications Level : NFQ Level 9
All fees listed below are in Euros (€).
Tuition Fee - International Fees
Medicover Standard (O'Driscoll O'Neil Insurance)
The above figures represent what UCC expects will be your reasonable international fees. Other fees may not have been included (e.g. living expenses).
As expenses are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by UCC. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, i.e., one nine-month period from September to May inclusive, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socialising, health, books and materials.
Intake Dates :
The next intake date is 11th September, 2017.
IVC however, will be accepting application only until FEBRUARY 28, 2017. This 7-month preparation period includes:
Make sure you apply early! We allow two months to coordinate with the university, arrange accommodation and insurance. The next five months is reserved for the visa application process.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of University College Cork. As an international student, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
If English is not your native language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency to a standard of any ONE of the following exams:
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Your English certificate must be up to date which means it should be less than two years old.
You are required to complete a full application for the program AND satisfy all other entry criteria as required by the program team and provide such evidence as required by the university, including, but not limited to:
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