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University College Dublin: Healthcare Informatics
|Institution||University College Dublin View institution profile|
|Department||UCD School of Medicine|
|Telephone||+353 1 716 8500|
nformation management and the utilisation of associated technology is becoming a major activity of the healthcare professional. This course is directed to medical practitioners, those in allied professions and also at those working in ICT areas in the health sector.
This course is eligible for UCD Global Excellence Scholarships.
Trains graduates in medical and allied professions and those with an information technology background in healthcare informatics
Enables students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and utilise tools of medical informatics
Flexible approach to teaching and learning to accommodate busy clinicians
Currently funded under the National Development Plan, Graduate Skills Conversion Programme
Applicants will normally hold a NQF Level 8 academic award.
Where an applicant does not hold a Level 8 award, consideration will be given to those with relevant and appropriate qualifications and experience working in or closely with the health system. Such candidates may be interviewed to ensure applicability to the programme prior to acceptance.
Candidates who may enter via this route would typically be those currently employed but looking to change the focus of their career into the Health Informatics arena, or those that have health experience but are currently unemployed and looking to re-enter the workforce in the Healthcare Informatics field.
|EU||10860 Euros for per year|
|Non EU||27720 Euros for per year|
University College Dublin
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2023 QS World University Rankings, UCD was named 181 in the world.
UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 38,000 students with more than 9,500 international students drawn from 152 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 12,000 graduate students; almost a quarter of whom are graduate research students.
Students are attracted to UCD by the strength …
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