University of Edinburgh MSc in Global eHealth

Deadline extended to 8 September for the Autumn term

We are happy to update our readers on this innovative UoE programme with a message from the director, Dr Claudia Pagliari. Please read ’til the end to learn about sponsoring a student from a low-income country. (Ed. Donna)

This fully supported online learning programme provides a unique opportunity to study health informatics with reference to global health challenges. Combining core courses with a rich portfolio of innovative modules delivered by international experts, the programme provides a foundation in the core principles and practice of health informatics whilst considering how innovations and policies are shaping the technology landscape, strengthening health systems and changing professional and patient behaviour.

The programme is interdisciplinary and is suitable for eHealth designers and implementers, healthcare practitioners, global development professionals, government policymakers, healthcare managers and CIOs, and academic researchers with interests in the role of ICT in health. The supported online learning format provides an opportunity to obtain a rich learning experience, interacting with your tutors and peers, whilst remaining in work. Students may enroll in the full Masters programme (3 years, part time), diploma (2 years, part time) or certificate (1 year, part-time). Individual courses are also available for study.

For further details or to apply, follow the web link in the banner or here.

New: Philanthropic Sponsorship Opportunities
Building the eHealth workforce in low-income countries is just as important as providing technical infrastructure and systems. Sponsoring a student to undertake the Edinburgh masters in Global eHealth has real potential to influence the pace of eHealth and improve patient outcomes in such countries and many if our previous graduates have gone on to hold positions of influence in the sector.
If your organisation would be willing to sponsor a student from a low-income country, please contact the programme director, Dr Claudia Pagliari claudia.pagliari@ed.ac.uk

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