Curriculum MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Master's
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE
Website http://mu-informatics.org/

Degree Designation

MASTER OF SCIENCE(BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS)

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 For Plan A(1): An applicant is required to have:
1. Holding a graduated Diploma in Biomedical and Health Informatics , Mahidol University which 
    the office of the Higher Education Commission certifies
2. Having experience working in jobs related to biomedical and health Informatics field at least 2 years
3. Pass an English Proficiency Examination as required of Faculty of Graduate Studies        

For Plan A(2) and B: An applicant is required to have:
1. Holding a Bachelor degree in science, health science, public health, pharmacy, dentistry, 
    medicine, veterinary, medical technology, computer science, or information and communication 
    technology which the office of the Higher Education Commission certifies 
2. Having cumulative GPA not less than 2.5
3. Pass an English Proficiency Examination as required of Faculty of Graduate Studies 
4. Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the 
    Faculty of Graduate Studies							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan A1
Thesis 36            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
Plan A2
Required Courses 20            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 4            Credits
Thesis 12            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
Plan B
Required Courses 20            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 10            Credits
Thematic Paper 6            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Researcher in application of information technology (IT) in health care or public health
- Health informatics specialist
- Project manager working for projects or research that involve data management
- Data manager
- Consultants for projects that involve application of IT in health care or public health

Course Requirements

Plan A1

Thesis Credit
TMHG798 : THESIS 36

Plan A2

Required Courses Credit
TMHG523 : PRINCIPLES AND FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS 3
TMHG526 : ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS 3
TMHG528 : DISEASE SURVEILLANCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH INVESTIGATION 2
TMHG529 : LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH INFORMATICS 1
TMHG531 : STATISTICS IN HEALTH SCIENCE 3
TMHG544 : CHALLENGING ISSUES IN HEALTH INFORMATICS 2
TMHG545 : INFORMATION SYSTEM DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION IN HEALTH CARE 2
TMHG546 : SEMINAR IN HEALTH INFORMATICS 1
TMHG548 : RESEARCH METHODS IN HEALTH INFORMATICS 3
Elective Courses Credit
TMHG517 : STATISTICAL METHODS IN SPATIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY 2
TMHG532 : SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS RESEARCH 3
TMHG534 : DATA MINING AND MACHINE LEARNING 2
TMHG535 : MATHEMATICAL AND ECONOMIC MODELING APPLICATIONS IN BIOMEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH 2
TMHG537 : WEB-BASED APPLICATION DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH 2
TMHG541 : FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTH CARE AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 2
TMHG543 : DATA VISUALIZATION AND DATA PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES 2
TMHG547 : ESSENTIALS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS IN HEALTH CARE 2
TMHG549 : APPLICATION OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) IN EPIDEMIOLOGY 2
TMHG550 : DATA MANAGEMENT 2
Thesis Credit
TMHG698 : THESIS 12