Short course

Implantable Technologies

There is rapid change in digital healthcare developments. Gain insight into implantable technologies with our short course. You will study implantable technologies for tracking and monitoring healthcare conditions.

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: M4083
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:

  • Critically appraise how implantable technologies have been used to aid diagnostic activity within healthcare
  • Discuss how implantable technologies have been used to aid condition monitoring for patients
  • Critically appraise how implantable technologies have been used to aid medication compliance and ethical challenges of using implantable technologies
  • Critically evaluate the ethical and practical challenges of using implantable technologies 


  • The centre is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons, a professional membership organisation and registered charity which exists to advance patient care. The Royal College of Surgeons of England, registered charity number 212808.

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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