The MRes in Health Informatics is designed for those with experience in health informatics and who want to make a contribution to the field by helping develop the knowledge base.
This developing discipline is becoming an increasingly important component of health provision in the 21st Century.
Your course builds on the successful MSc in Health Informatics which has been running at Swansea University since 2001.
Your two year part-time programme will feature:
- Focus on primary research
- Research skills developed through three short modules as you develop your own health informatics research project in the first nine months of the course
- The second year comprises of supervised completion of a research based thesis
- The research project may be undertaken within your own place of work
- The research is supported within an organisation with a strong research reputation and you will have one to one supervision at all stages of the research process
- Through partnerships with National Health Service (NHS) bodies in Wales, we are able to offer a range of research opportunities
- Practice-focused learning
- You will draw on skills from the broader academic community
During your course you will benefit from our highly regarded specialist facilities and our top ranking research programmes. Your degree is based within the award winning Centres for Excellence for Administrative Data and eHealth Research at Swansea University, as awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and the Medical Research Council (MRC).
- Swansea University Medical School is a leading UK centre for medical research
- Ranked 1st in the UK Research Environment
- Ranked 2nd in the UK for Research Quality
- 100% world class or internationally excellent in terms of impact (REF 2014)
- Postgraduate students will have access to facilities in the £100 million Institute of Life Science (ILS)
- Academics conducting leading world research
We have strong connections with a range of external partners and collaborators, including the NHS; Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board; Hywel Dda Health Board; UK research council; Welsh Government and numerous national and international links. These connections, along with the skills and qualities you develop during your research degree will enhance your CV, and help you stand out in a highly competitive graduate employment market.