Health - Telemedicine and E-health - master
|Qualification:||Master's of Science in Telemedicine and E-health|
|Admission requirements:||Bachelor's degree or equivalent|
|Application deadline:||1 December|
Ready for the Challenge?
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.
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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.
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 15 April for admission to the autumn semester.
- Online application is via Søknadsweb, study code 3018.
Applicants from outside the Nordic countries:
- The application deadline for international applicants is 1 December for admission to the autumn semester.
- Online application, study code 2030.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching and assessment methods are described in the course plan for each course.
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.
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.
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.