Why study MSc Digital Health at BU?

  • Bridging the knowledge gap between healthcare and computing, you’ll graduate with the skills needed to address today’s and tomorrow’s design challenges in developing digital health solutions 
  • Gain a critical understanding of advanced theoretical knowledge, methods and concepts of relevant digital health technologies required for supporting healthcare and social care services and products 
  • Develop specialised technical knowledge and practical skills to take a professional approach to the planning, design and management of digital health products to address real-world healthcare and social care problems 
  • If your first degree is computing or healthcare-related, this course will give you the knowledge and skills to become a visionary digital health technologist 
  • You’ll understand the healthcare and social care perspective and create a strategic view of digital health product development, as well as manage and lead the development of such products and services. 

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Career opportunities

Potential career opportunities include health systems and service designers, data analyst, application and systems developer, information governance manager, user experience consultant/practitioner, clinical information manager or planning and performance manager. 

Key information

Next start date:

January 2023, September 2023, January 2024

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Duration:

September start: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time or 2 years full-time with a 30-week placement; January start: 16 months full-time, 32 months part-time or 24 months with a 30-week placement

Required subjects:

Computer Science/IT, Engineering, Design, Health and Social Care, Medical Science, Psychology, Business, Law, Forensic Science

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. For more information check out our full entry requirements.