City, University of London

City, University of London

Health Informatics

This programme develops a thorough understanding of the concepts and principles of information technology, concentrating on the practical requirements for healthcare and evaluation of systems, and offers a range of optional modules to enable students to study at a level specific to their individual requirements.

Entry requirements

Good 2nd Class Honours degree in medical or numerate subject or equivalent professional qualification; other degree subjects are accepted if the candidate has relevant health service or industrial experience; professional qualifications in subjects relevant to the programme can be accepted if taken with subsequent health service or relevant industrial experience.

Course modules

Clinical records; data analysis with healthcare applications; databases; digital information technologies and architectures; information for decisions in healthcare; research, evaluation and communication skills; students also choose 2 modules from: health management; health policy and information management; knowledge management in healthcare; telemedicine.

Sponsorship information

Limited number of scholarships available for full-time overseas students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060