Digital Health

University of the West of Scotland


Paisley Campus


This course focuses on teaching the advanced topics of eHealth including: Connected Health; Digital Health; Tele-Health; m-Health.

You will develop your practical skills through a comprehensive understanding of fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience of Digital Health technologies within industry and academia.

Modules will focus on planning, analysing, developing, evaluating, deploying, and managing Digital Health systems/services for modern day organisations/businesses.

All modules are designed to respect the overarching themes of Digital Health, delivering research informed teaching in lectures, tutorials, and laboratory sessions; other modules will focus on academic, research and ethical practices within a professional environment.

In the course, unique and challenging modules are introduced, for example: Introduction to Digital Health; Mobile networks and smartphone applications; Data mining and visualisation.

Entry Requirements

You will require a Bachelor Honours Degree (2.2 or above) in Computing/ Engineering (or relevant disciplines) from a UK academic institute or an equivalent 4-year international degree qualification.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 - 3 years


School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science



SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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