CAO Code LY728
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Digital Healthcare

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

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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.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 National and International Health Care Systems Mandatory 10 6
Human Physiology and Health 1 Mandatory 10 6
Personal and Professional Development Mandatory 5 4
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 1 Mandatory 5 4
2 Introduction to Cloud and Mobile Technologies Mandatory 5 4
Healthcare Statistics Mandatory 5 4
Models of Healthcare and Delivery Mandatory 10 6
Mobile App Development Mandatory 5 4
Human Physiology and Health 2 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Data Security Mandatory 5 4
Software Development Mandatory 5 4
Project Management Mandatory 5 4
A Lifespan Approach to Person Centered Healthcare Mandatory 10 6
Database Systems Mandatory 5 4
4 Healthcare Infrastructure Mandatory 5 4
IT Governance, Tendering & Procurement Mandatory 5 4
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 4
Data Storage Mandatory 5 3
Governance for Quality & Safety in Digital Healthcare Mandatory 10 6
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 System Design Mandatory 5 4
Sensors & Wearables Mandatory 10 6
Law & Ethics in Healthcare Mandatory 5 3
Professional Scholarship Mandatory 5 3
Independent Learning Project Mandatory 5 1
6 Placement Mandatory 30 35
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Research in Computing with Emerging Technologies Mandatory 10 6
Healthcare Decisions Support Systems Mandatory 5 3
Organisational Change Management Mandatory 5 3
Key Challenges in Delivering Digital Health Mandatory 10 5
8 Project Development Mandatory 10 6
Emerging Healthcare Technologies Mandatory 10 5
Healthcare Economics Mandatory 5 3
Legal, Ethical & Social Issues in Computing Mandatory 5 3

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Fees

EU Fees: 3000.0000000
Non-EU Fees: 10000.0000000

Further Information

Contact
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department

Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304

School and Department
Department of Computing
School of Science