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Short Course

Augmented Reality in Healthcare

Want to keep pace with the rapid change in digital healthcare developments? Our Augmented Reality (AR) course will help you understand the full scope of digital technologies in health.

Why study with us

  • Be part of a digital health ready workforce.
  • Tailor your study to your career aspirations, professional or organisational needs and interests.
  • Online delivery means you can fit your studies around your work and other commitments.

Key course information

Level: Postgraduate, Level 7
Delivery: Online
Study mode: Part-time 
Duration: 4 months
Module code: M4081
Start dates: September, January, and May.

The course is taught online and tutorials can be scheduled to suit your work pattern.

Course overview

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Appraise current practice and knowledge of AR in healthcare
  • Discuss the technologies that allow rapid introduction of AR into health practice and impact on equitable health delivery
  • Demonstrate creative thinking in designing an applied science project 


Future careers in digital health

Our digital health courses will prepare you for work in the digitally-literate healthcare organisations of the 21st century.

You'll exploit digital opportunities in healthcare to improve patient outcomes. This means you'll deliver safe care more efficiently and effectively. You'll bridge the gap between health and social care teams.


This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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