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Programme structure: Digital Health and Care (PhD) - what's running in 2020/21

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

Please note that this is a four year programme. The programme catalogue displays only the taught element of this programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Health and Care EENGM0018 10 Mandatory TB-4
People and Systems in Healthcare EENGM0019 10 Mandatory TB-1
Digital Health Case Studies EENGM0036 20 Mandatory TB-4
Responsible Innovation and Research Methods in Digital Health EENGM0023 20 Mandatory TB-4
Digital Health Group Interaction Design Project COMSM0082 30 Mandatory TB-4
Research Project Initiation EENGM0022 60 Mandatory TB-4
Mandatory for Students Entering on Engineering and Computer Science Stream
Foundations of Health and Wellbeing EENGM0017 30 Optional TB-4
Mandatory for Students Entering on Health & Life Sciences Stream
Introduction to Computer Programming EMAT10007 10 Optional TB-1
Data Analytics and Modelling in Health EMATM0046 10 Optional TB-2
Sensing Technologies for Diagnostics and Monitoring EENGM0031 10 Optional TB-1
Digital Health and Care (MSc)   180    

Progression/award requirements

The assessment of the taught component of a doctoral degree is governed by the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and is assessed separately from the research project. Progression to the research project may be dependent on the successful completion of the taught component - please refer to the relevant handbook for the structure of the particular programme.

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Exit awards

It may be possible to exit the programme with a taught award. For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.