Professional/Short course Innovative Technology Application in Healthcare

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
Applied Sciences
Two semesters
Course Director
Dr Jason Mansell

30 credit Masters level module

Page last updated 4 October 2021


The Innovative Technology Application in Healthcare module will provide the platform to introduce the Healthcare landscape and care pathways underpinned by the regulatory bodies and frameworks. This 30 credit Masters level module will enable you to understand the boundaries that guide the development on new Healthcare Technologies such as digital diagnostic and monitoring systems and assistive and medical robots. It will also introduce the role of small-medium enterprise (SMEs) and multinationals in realising innovation in healthcare.

Careers / Further study

This Masters level module can contribute towards the MSc Health Technology.



The syllabus will include:

  • the healthcare landscape and care pathways
  • the role of multinationals and SMEs in healthcare innovation
  • innovative technologies for healthcare
  • design, prototyping and adoption
  • communicating technology
  • robotics in healthcare.


Learning and Teaching

This 30 credit Masters level module will be delivered in integrated topic sections, where each section will provide the core knowledge that describes current regulatory frameworks.

The lectures will be followed by a series of tutorials that support collaborative, interactive discussion, which will help inform and prepare for assessment.


There are three pieces of assessment: a media clip with critical questioning and two written reports (two case study-based reports).

Formative feedback is provided through tutorial classes.


Study facilities

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

You'll have access to a range of on-campus and online facilities to support your learning, including the University Library which is open 24 hours a day.

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