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Master's degree in Healthcare Information Systems Management

Detailed Course Curriculum

The official study plan of Master's degree in Healthcare Information Systems Management was published in the Diário da República, 2.ª série - N.º 192 - October 3, 2012.

Study plan of MGSIM
1st Year - 1st Semester 1 TP ECTS
Research Methods and Scientific Writing 20 3
Statistics and Operational Research applied to Medical Informatics 45 5
Organization and Management of Healthcare Systems 30 5
Strategic Management of Medical Information Systems 45 5
Project Management for Healthcare Informatics 30 4
Electronic Health Records 35 5
Next Generation Communication Networks and Services 20 3
1st Year - 2nd Semester 1 TP ECTS
Clinical Decision Support Systems 50 5
Standards in Medical Informatics 40 5
Security of Clinical Information Systems 30 5
Advanced bioinformatics 45 5
Biomedical Image Processing 30 5
Logistics and Management of Health Services 30 5
2nd Year - 3rd and 4th Semesters 1 TP ECTS
Thesis / Project / Internship 30 60

The Masters degree has 120 ECTS. It consists of a school year and another that may be an internship, a project or a scientific thesis. If the student opts for the Student Internship, he/she may do so in the company where he/she works as long as an interesting set of goals for both sides is found. The project can also be linked to the work that the students develop in their organization.

The MGSIM takes place after working hours in the afternoon on Fridays and Saturdays.

Theoretical/Practical classes
European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System
Each semester consists of 15 weeks of classes