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SWANSEA UNIVERSITY

Sketty , Wales ,United Kingdom

Health Informatics, M.Res.

The MRes in Health Informatics is designed for those with experience in health informatics and who want to make a contribution to the field by helping develop the knowledge base. This developing discipline is becoming an increasingly important component of health provision in the 21st Century.

Your course builds on the successful MSc in Health Informatics which has been running at Swansea University since 2001.

Your two year part-time programme will feature:

  • Focus on primary research
  • Research skills developed through three short modules as you develop your own health informatics research project in the first nine months of the course
  • The second year comprises of supervised completion of a research based thesis
  • The research project may be undertaken within your own place of work
  • The research is supported within an organisation with a strong research reputation and you will have one to one supervision at all stages of the research process
  • Through partnerships with National Health Service (NHS) bodies in Wales, we are able to offer a range of research opportunities
  • Practice-focused learning
  • You will draw on skills from the broader academic community

During your course you will benefit from our highly regarded specialist facilities and our top ranking research programmes. Your degree is based within the award winning Centres for Excellence for Administrative Data and eHealth Research at Swansea University, as awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Campus Information

Singleton Park Campus

Travelling west on the M4 leave the motorway at junction 42 and follow signs for Swansea on the A483 (Fabian Way). On crossing the River Tawe the A483 becomes the A4067. Continue west along this road, passing Sainsbury’s Superstore on the left-hand side of the road. After approximately 1.5 miles there is a footbridge over the road. The University’s main entrance lies just before the footbridge and is controlled by traffic lights. As you approach the lights, keep to the right-hand lane and prepare to turn right into the University. There is a Visitors’ Car Park immediately right of the main entrance. There are large Park-and-Ride sites at Port Tennant and on the A483 east of Swansea, at Landore, on the A4067 north of the city. All sites are open from 7.00 am until 7.00 pm, Monday to Saturday.

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Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 Years of PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for MRes must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University).

India

  • Bachelor: 60%; or
  • CGPA 6.7 (10 point system); or
  • CGPA 6 (7 point system); or
  • CGPA 3 (4 point system)

  • Course Type: Part Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 21300 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
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