University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Global E-Health

This interdisciplinary programme introduces health informatics in the context of international health systems and global health challenges, supported by specialist courses covering areas such as public health informatics, telehealthcare and mHealth. Study introduces eHealth in the context of international health systems and global health challenges, supported by specialist courses covering areas such as public health informatics; telehealthcare and mHealth. This course addresses the topic from a truly international perspective, including a consideration of low and medium income economies.

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from graduates and professionals in the fields of clinical and allied health sciences, informatics, health policy, psychology, allied health sciences or a relevant related subject; in order to be considered for the programme we will require a relevant undergraduate degree with a UK 2.1 or higher result, or its equivalent if outside the UK; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Course modules

Courses include: introduction to global ehealth; introduction to health informatics ; the ethics and governance of ehealth; telemedicine and telehealth; the business of ehealth; mhealth in high and low resource settings; global health challenges; user-centred design; public health informatics; project management.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 4,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
Professional Development Diploma Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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Distance learning

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Programme Director
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0131 650 9236