Health Informatics MPhil
The University of Manchester
Key Course Facts
Our PhD/MPhil Health Informatics programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Health Informatics.
Health informatics and data science is set to revolutionise healthcare by providing a deeper understanding between healthcare delivery, outcomes and patients as well as empowering people to manage their own health.
Manchester has considerable breadth and expertise in this field, being home to the MRC-funded Health eResearch Centre (HeRC), one of four in the country recognised as a centre of excellence in the field.
The main research theme that we focus on is managed self-care and wellbeing, which includes:
Healthcare systems optimisation
Clinical trials and real world drug outcomes
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All other courses
- Manchester Business School East - Undergraduate Degrees
- Manchester Business School - Graduate Degrees
- Graduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 6.0)
- Undergraduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 6.0)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Health Informatics, MPhil.
We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
University of Manchester is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
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About The University of Manchester
The University of Manchester is a publicly funded research university with a mission to advance education, knowledge and wisdom for the good of society. University of Manchester’s main site is home to the majority of its faculties and is referred to by its students as ‘the campus’, although in reality Manchester does not have a campus but is instead interspersed throughout the city of Manchester.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Computing and Management Msci (Hons)||Loughborough University of Technology||84%||2%||2%||£9250||£25700||147||Loughborough||On campus Full-time|
|Data Science with Applied Business Informatics with Foundation Year Msci (Hons)||University of Keele||89%||4%||7%||£9250||£14000||113||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Computing Science/Business & Management (SocSci) MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||78%||3%||2%||£27750||£70480||193||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Data Science with Applied Business Informatics with Integrated Masters MSci (Hons)||University of Keele||89%||4%||7%||£9250||£17000||113||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Computing and IT Management MSc||Cardiff University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Cardiff||On campus Part-time|
|Network Management and Cloud Computing MSc||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£9700||£14000||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Hydroinformatics and Water Management (Euro Aquae) MSc||Newcastle University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Advanced Computer Science with Business MSc||University of Exeter||-||-||-||-||-||-||Exeter||On campus Part-time|
|Computer Science with Management (ITMB) with Year Abroad BSc (Hons)||Queen Mary University of London||65%||5%||16%||£9250||-||156||London||On campus Full-time|
|Computing for Business (ITMB) (with optional placement year) BSc (Hons)||University of Chichester||-||-||15%||£9250||£14500||135||Chichester||On campus Full-time|
|Health Informatics with Data Science PgDip||University of Leeds||-||-||-||-||-||-||Leeds||On campus Full-time|
|Health Informatics PgDip||Swansea University||-||-||-||£5550||£12550||-||Swansea||On campus Full-time|
|Health Informatics MSc (PG)||University of West London||-||-||-||-||-||-||Ealing||On campus Part-time|
|Health Informatics MPhil||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|