This is a multidisciplinary degree which has been developed by the Departments of Computing and Nursing and Healthcare with input from the Departments of Law and Humanities and Business Studies. This programme will help students develop their understanding of how ICT is being used to improve healthcare.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
QQI FET/FETAC Links
This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found HERE
The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
Graduate careers typically include:
- Digital Healthcare IT Specialist
- Digital Healthcare Services Support
- Data Scientists
- Medical Data Architects
- Healthcare Informatics
- Project Management
- Interaction Design
- Medical-Technical Sales
- Digital Healthcare
- Mobile Apps Development for Healthcare
- Content Storage and Delivery Systems
- Risk Analysis in Medical Environments
- Healthcare Compliance
- Healthcare IT Product Delivery
- E-Learning for Healthcare Systems
- R&D in Digital Healthcare
- Cyber Security