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Medical informatics


The MSc in Medical informatics aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an enterprising, global mindset to a career at the interface of healthcare and IT. They will gain a deep understanding of healthcare processes and IT technologies and challenged to solve real-life cases from our clinical and corporate health IT partners. This all takes place at a vibrant academic hospital: Amsterdam UMC, location AMC, in Amsterdam.

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Master's Week 12 -16 Feb
Master's Week 4-8 Nov
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About Medical Informatics
What is this programme about?

Students and lecturers from Medical informatics tell you in this video what you can expect from this programme and discuss career opportunities once you have graduated.

The study programme

The focus of this master’s degree programme is the improvement of the results and quality of medical practice and advancement of the effectiveness of the healthcare process. Medical informatics lies at the interface between pure and applied scientific research. With a strong emphasis upon interaction between insight, innovation and development on the one hand and practical applications on the other. 

Why study Medical informatics at the UvA?

Real-world case studies and top-level guest lecturers

Exiting electives on AI, sustainability and usability

Strong practical and research focus with qualified staff

After graduation

Practical input combined with high-quality academic education given by top-level (guest) lecturers and researchers is highly appreciated by the Health IT business community. The career perspectives for MI graduates are excellent. Most of our students are offered work before they have graduated and received their degree.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme
Regular study programme
120 ECTS, 24 months
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Starts in
February, September
CROHO code
UMC, location AMC