Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Course Design: MSc in eHealth


Published on

How to go about designing a new MSc in eHealth

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Course Design: MSc in eHealth

  1. 1. Presented ToImperial College London Department of Primary Care and Public HealthMSc in eHealth Presented By Dr Sepe Sehati © ClickTell Consulting 25 June 2012 1
  2. 2. eHealth “The knowledge, skills and tools which enableinformation to be collected, managed, used andshared to support the delivery of healthcare and to promote health.” 2
  3. 3. The Questions1. How would I design a new Masters ineHealth?2. What would the programme look like?3. Who would it be for? 3
  4. 4. The Design• A new service adding value to and complementing existing services at a successful company.• Listen to & fully comprehend the Department’s vision, strategy and objectives pertaining to this new course.• Use insight from a mini business plan to amongst other things - reduce risk, understand the competition, provide direction, ensure industry relevance and effective and efficient use of resources.• Clearly identify & communicate the Masters’ Unique Selling Point. 4
  5. 5. The Design• Design today for tomorrow’s students.• Apply disruptive technologies.• Develop and maintain Social Media Marketing channels.• Regularly revisit and fine tune the BP.• Apply Business Analytics.• Develop proactive “Customer” Relationship Management protocols. 5
  6. 6. The DesignThe Ultimate Objective: To produce exceptionally competent Masters level graduates with high quality training in the broadinterdisciplinary area that spanseHealth. 6
  7. 7. The Design The Ultimate Objective: Highly skilled practitioners and translators who can foster cooperation between clinicians, computer scientists, and administrators.CULTURE - - - PERSUASION - - - DIPLOMACY 7
  8. 8. The ProgrammeModules:• Health Informatics - including current trends such as technologies to support personal health outside of clinical settings, wellness programmes and decision support tools• Databases• Medical statistics & Health Analytics – including Visualisation• Telemedicine and Telecare 8
  9. 9. The ProgrammeModules:• Population Health – including data mining & epidemiological analysis• Health Behaviours, Disease Prevention and Management• Leadership, Organizational Behaviour, and Change Management 9
  10. 10. The ProgrammeDelivery:• Our cutting-edge teaching models and techniques enable our students to combine this course with an existing career or personal commitments.• The course can be studied full-time or part- time and is mostly delivered via online blended learning. Additionally students are required to attend a number of in-house blocks each semester. 10
  11. 11. The ProgrammeDelivery:• The successful completion of an MSc requires the completion of 180 credits, a postgraduate diploma 120 credits and a postgraduate certificate 60 credits.• We offer further flexibility to students who can not initially commit to the full MSc programme by enabling them to enrol on individual Modules as Continuing Education students. Their credits can then be used when they are ready to commit to the MSc programme. 11
  12. 12. The ProgrammeDelivery:• MSc (180 credits): Involves both taught and research elements. For the taught element six 15 credit Modules are studied together with a 30 credit Module on Research Techniques & Methodology. The research element involves completion of a 60 credit Dissertation Project.• Postgraduate Diploma ( 120 credits): The same as the MSc but does not require the completion of a Dissertation Project. 12
  13. 13. The ProgrammeDelivery:• Postgraduate Certificate ( 60 credits): Awarded on the successful completion of any four 15 credit Modules. 13
  14. 14. The Prospective Students The degree background of potential students is likely to be:• Business• Management• Science• Medicine• Engineering• Technology• Economics• Humanities• Mathematics 14
  15. 15. The Prospective Students The course also provides excellent career development prospects for clinicians, managers, administrators and technologists for example:• General Practitioners• Hospital doctors & nurses• Community based health and social care professionals• Managers (hospital and other health care related)• Directors of nursing/medical directors• ICT Professionals 15
  16. 16. “An ounce of preventionis worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin 16