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IMU Digital Health Programme

Empowering Healthcare Transformation through Data Analytics!

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About The Programme

Digital technology has been driving a revolution in healthcare. The convergence of digital technologies with health, healthcare, living and society offer real opportunities to improve medical outcomes and enhance efficiency. The fast-moving digital health tools (such as wearable devices, telehealth, telemedicine and mobile health) have the
potential to improve physicians and patients relationship. The tools help to accelerate the diagnostic process and permit artificial intelligence to be used to provide accurate treatment recommendation – such options empowering patients to be more engaged with and proactive about their health besides encouraging preventive care through an increased focus on nutrition, exercise and wellness via digital health tools which help to better manage chronic conditions outside of traditional care settings.

IMU aims to equip students with essential digital health skills in both ICT and health science knowledge and competencies. Students undergo a robust curriculum that involves project-based learning activities and coursework, which offer a well-grounded and theoretically-informed
training for the development in digital health.

What makes this programme unique is the fact that it is delivered by a multidisciplinary team of experts from the field of computing and health sciences. Also, the programme is designed for the students from science and non-science to embark in health related careers.

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WHY Study at IMU?

An Established Private Medical and Health University

Build Your Future Healthcare Professional Network

Be a Digital Health Professional

Innovative and Agile Curriculum in Digital Health

Strong Industry Partnerships in Malaysia and Overseas

Key Facts

Bachelor in Digital Health (Hons) (IMU)

July & September

3 years

Malaysian
RM33,000*
*Additional tuition fee of RM6,300 for 1 short semester (Semester 5).

International
RM35,000*
*Additional tuition fee of RM8,400 for 1 short semester (Semester 5).

Master in Health Informatics** at Rutgers University, USA.
USD 36,000***

** Eligible graduates from IMU Bachelor in Digital Health (Hons) will get a 9-credit transfer when they enrol into Master in Health Informatics at Rutgers University, USA.

***Current estimates only

* All tuition and ancillary fees are subject to annual increases, currency exchange rates, and exclusive of levy and bridging fees (if any).

Partner Universities

RM7,000* ENTRANCE BURSARY

As part of our commitment to supporting aspiring healthcare professionals, IMU is offering an Entrance Bursary of RM7,000 to eligible students who fulfill the requirements for our Digital Health programme for the September 2023 intake.

This is a fantastic chance to pursue your passion for digital health while receiving financial assistance to jumpstart your educational journey. Apply today to claim your RM7,000* Entrance Bursary and kickstart your rewarding career in digital health.
*Terms and conditions apply

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Industrial Partners

The curriculum structure is constantly updated to meet the ever-changing IT and healthcare industries’ needs and includes research-led teaching to deliver evidence-based knowledge and practice in the industry. Students will have the opportunity to undergo about 20-week of industrial training in the digital health-related sectors in their final semester. They will also be able to collaborate with industry or/and researcher in a digital health-related project in their final year. The organisations involved in these internships are:

Biomark

Digital Health Specialists' Areas of Work

Healthcare

Information Technology / Computing

Data Science

Reasearch

Healthcare Research

Entrepreneurship​

Entrepreneurship

Learn More about Digital Health

A WORD FROM
THE PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

With the help of digital health technologies, physicians are able to access the right information at the right time, and provide timely treatment options and emergency help to the individual. The IMU Digital Health programme is the first degree* in Malaysia that integrates Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Data Analytics and Healthcare components in its curriculum where our graduates will be equipped with an in-depth understanding and know-how of the healthcare field.

*As of 15 April 2022, as listed in the Malaysian Qualifications Agency’s (MQA) portal on provisional accreditation, the IMU’s Bachelor in Digital Health is the first degree in Malaysia that integrates ICT, Data Analytics and Healthcare.

Dr Fong Pui Kwab

DR FONG PUI KWAN
Senior Lecturer and Programme Director

PhD 2016 (UniMAS), BSc CogSc (Hons) 2012 (UniMAS)

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Dr Fong Pui Kwab

DR FONG PUI KWAN
Senior Lecturer and Programme Director

PhD 2016 (UniMAS), BSc CogSc (Hons) 2012 (UniMAS)

DR TAN EE XION
Senior Lecturer

PhD (Monash), MIT (Monash), BCS (Monash)

DR YAM WAI KEAT
Senior Lecturer

BSc (Hons) Bioinformatics (UM), PhD in Structural Bioinformatics (USM)

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