Short Course


Our Telehealth short course will teach you about telehealth systems. You'll learn how they help with healthcare, understand how they're used, and find out the limits of traditional systems.

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: M4089
Start date: September, January and May

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

Course overview

On successful completion of the Telehealth short course, you will be able to: 

  • Critically analyse current technologies available to patients for non-face-to- face communication.
  • Explain concepts of safety and safeguarding applied to telehealth. Plan a review of current standards required to provide such care and explain how the UK regulates this.
  • Design a plan of implementation of a telehealth programme.


  • 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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