Swansea University
Health Informatics MSc
Swansea University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

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This course uses state- of- the- art technologies and has a strong focus on practical and analytical skills which you can apply in your working environment. It is available as either a one year full time course or three years part time.

Through links with the NHS and organisations within the Life Science sector you’ll learn about new developments and the changing nature of technology within health informatics, which will place you at the forefront of this fast growing industry.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Health Informatics, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants. Non-graduates are also welcome to apply. All applications are considered on individual merit, taking into account of any relevant work experience. English language requirement: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.


Tuition Fees Health Informatics MSc

EU £9450 year 1
International £9450 year 1
Wales £4150 year 1
Scotland £4150 year 1
England UK £4150 year 1
Northern Ireland £4150 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of Swansea University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Swansea University

Swansea University was established in 1920 and is located in the large city of Swansea, in Wales. There are two campuses, the flagship campus is located between Singleton Park, with its green parkland and botanical gardens, and Swansea Bay beach. The more recent Bay Campus on the other hand is located on an extensive beachfront property on the eastern side of town, past the marina. Apart from a vibrant academic life, students can attend the numerous yearly festivals that take place in Swansea, guaranteeing plenty of opportunities for getting out and about in your free time.

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Where is this programme taught

Singleton Park Campus
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