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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Informatics Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Informatics is a distance learning course, available via eLearning and is recognised as contributing to UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (UKCHIP) continuing professional development.

Postgraduate Health Informatics is designed to provide a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) qualification. Handling information and evidence effectively is necessary for all working in health and social care domains, and this postgraduate course provides such key skills.

Health Informatics addresses a wide range of operational care and management perspectives, illustrates principles applicable right across the health sector and takes theory into practice. It is ideal for demonstrating your competence in informatics to support the care domain and could contribute towards meeting your continuing professional development goals.

Learning Environment and Assessment

The course is available via eLearn. Assessment is through coursework. A variety of coursework is undertaken including short papers, oral presentations, and electronic presentations.

Modules

HI4001 Information and IT Concepts for Health and Social Care. (20 Credits) - Core
HI4000 Postgraduate and Professional Study Skills (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees 2020/21: Part-time: £765 per 20 credits.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from individuals with limited educational experience but who have relevant work / life experience. The course will be of interest to those who have the intention of further developing their careers and can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from study at this level.

University information

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading, modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovative, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire students, the university provides a high-quality experience in modern surroundings. UCLan received a silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and offers over 200 taught and research postgraduate courses across a range of subjects. There’s a...more

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