Swansea University

Swansea University

Health Informatics

The developing discipline of health informatics is becoming an increasingly important component of health provision in the 21st Century. Through the programme, research skills are developed through 3 short modules as the student develops their own health informatics research project in the first 9 months of the course.

Entry requirements

Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours degree grade 2.1 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants. Undergraduates of any of the following cognate disciplines should consider applying for this course: Healthcare professionals; management; technology; health information; data management; medical; clinical records; coding; information technology and computer; health; social; sports science; health economics; nursing and social work; care; business administration; management in health care. Non-graduates are also welcome to apply. All applications are considered on individual merit, taking into account any relevant work experience. Should you have qualifications below the required minimum or lack a suitable first degree, please feel encouraged to submit an application if you have at least two years of experience in health informatics or related fields. Applicants who are not 1st-language English speakers require IELTS Academic: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each part) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Critical appraisal and evaluation; undertaking health informatics research.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

Swansea University Medical School
Telephone number: 
01792 513400