Health - Telemedicine and E-health - master


Technology - Telemedicine and E-health - master Become a sought-after Adviser in Health Services? The Master's program in Telemedicine and E-health qualifies students for challenging careers in health sectors and organizations as well as research and teaching in academic institutions. The "Health" stream is particularly cater for health care professionals who are interested in the interplay between technology and healthcare.
Facts
Duration:2 Years
Credits (ECTS):120
Qualification: Master's of Science in Telemedicine and E-health
Admission requirements:Bachelor's degree or equivalent
Application deadline:April 15th
Application code:3018
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Programme description

The "Health" stream of this Master's program focuses on the implementation and use of telemedicine and e-health systems in complex health organizations.

Key questions to be explored in the Master's program are:

  • How to create sustainable systems and services?
  • How to spread these systems and services across dispersed health organizations?
  • The interplay between technology and health organizations.

The Master's program in Telemedicine and E-health has internationally recognized research partners such as the Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST), Tromsø Telemedicine Laboratory (TTL), as well as Norwegian vendors of health-based systems, such as DIPS ASA, Well Diagnoistics AS, Clinsoft (Partus), Siemnes medical, Profdoc AS and Visma unique AS.

 

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Learning outcomes

For each programme at UiT The Arctic University of Norway there are set targets for knowledge, analytical understanding, skills and competences that a student should have reached by the end of studies.

Learning outcomes for "Health" stream of the program are:

  • Share first-hand experience regarding some telemedical applications;
  • Identify potential gains, challenges and barriers related to the implementation of telemedicine and e-health in clinical practice through scientific-founded empirical work;
  • Critically appraise scientific work on telemedicine and e-health;
  • Design, carry through and write up a study relating to a topic within the field of telemedicine and e-health.
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Admission requirements

Admission to the Master's program in Telemedicine and E-health requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Health-related professional studies (e.g. Medicine, Nursing, Physiotheraphy, Radiography, Pharmacy).

Proficiency in English:
Students are expected to fulfill the English entrance requirements for Master's applications stated by the University.

Applicants from Norway or Nordic countries:

  • The application deadline for Norwegian and other Nordic applicants is April 15th for admission to the autumn semester.

Applicants from outside the Nordic countries:


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Undervisning og eksamen

Teaching and assessment

Teaching and assessment methods are described in the course plan for each course.

Teaching:
Teaching methods consist of a combination of regular and compact lectures, where students should attend physically on campus, and net-based lectures, exercises and assignments.  

Assessment:
Various assessment forms are used including group presentations, project reports and short essays.
The Norwegian grading system is applied: A-E (pass), with F as fail.

Undervisnings- og eksamensspråk

Language of instruction

The language of instruction and all syllabus material is English.
Utveksling

Exchange possibilities

Study abroad can be undertaken during the second year of study after completing all the obligatory courses.
Jobbmuligheter

Job prospectives

The Master's program in Telemedicine and E-health qualifies its graduates for jobs such as Project Managers and other administrative positions in Healthcare organizations. It enables its graduates to:

  • Promote and introduce telemedicine and e-health services and programs;
  • Participate in the development of telemedicine and e-health products and services;
  • Apply telemedicine and e-health services in professional healthcare.

 

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Access to further studies

On successful completiong of the degree programme, students may be qualified for admission to a PhD programme in a number of academic areas at UiT The Arctic University of Norway or elsewhere.
Studieplan
Husk søknadsfrist April 15th


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Judy Yu-Ying Au

Telefon: 776 20889
judy.au@uit.no
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