Department of B.Sc. in Medical Informatics

Department of B.Sc. in Medical Informatics

Bachelor of Science Program in Medical Informatics

Department of Medical Informatics

General Information

Degree: Bachelor of Science Program in Medical Informatics

               : B.Sc. (Medical Informatics)

Duration 4 Years

Credit Requirements - 136 credits

Objectives

This program prepares students for a career as IT specialists in the medical field. It provides them a strong background in both science and IT and equipped them with the necessary knowledge of the field of medicine. Graduates’ responsibility is to provide IT support to the medical field using the existing computer technology or to develop new technology for medical applications.

Course Structure

General Education Courses

 
Humanities and Social Sciences Group 9 credits
Sciences and Mathematics Group 3 credits
Language Group 15 credits
Interdisciplinary and Physical Education  3 credits

Area Courses Requirements 97 credits

 
Core Course Requirements 24 credits
Major Course Requirements 55 credits
Major Elective Requirements 18 credits
Free Elective  6 credits
   

Course Plan

 

First Year

FIRST SEMESTER Credit (Lecture-Lab)
MEI  100 Introduction to Medical Informatics 3(3-0-6)
MEI  101 Introduction to Computer and Programming 3(3-0-6)
MEI  102 Health Information Technology Infrastructure 3(3-0-6)
THA  106 Thai Language for Communication 3(2-2-5)
ENL  xxx Language Group 3(x-x-x)
ESS   xxx Interdisciplinary and Physical Education  1(0-2-1)
     
SECOND SEMESTER
MEI  140 Medical and Public Health Law 3(3-0-6)
MDS  102 Medical Sciences I 3(3-0-6)
MEI  111 Programming I 3(2-3-6)
MAT 152 Mathematics for Health Sciences 3(3-0-6)
ENL xxx  Language Group (2) 3(x-x-x)
RSU  101  Dharmacracy 2(2-0-4)
     
THIRD SEMESTER Credit (Lecture-Lab)
XXX xxx Free Elective (1) 3(x-x-x)
     
Second Year

FIRST SEMESTER Credit (Lecture-Lab)
MEI  104 Healthcare System 3(3-0-6)
MEI  203 Medical Terminology 3(3-0-6)
MEI  112 Programming II 3(2-3-6)
MEI  221 Database Systems 3(3-0-6)
MDS  201 Medical Sciences II 3(3-0-6)
XXX  xxx Humanities and Social Sciences Group (1) 3(x-x-x)  
     
SECOND SEMESTER
MAT 252 Probability and Statistics 3(3-0-6)
MEI 250 Discrete Mathematics for Health Informatics 3(3-0-6)
MEI 205 International Classification of Diseases 3(3-0-6)
MEI 222 System Analysis and Design 3(3-0-6)
MEI 231 Computer Networks 3(3-0-6)
 XXX xxx  Humanities and Social Sciences Group (2)  3(x-x-x)
Third Year

FIRST SEMESTER Credit (Lecture-Lab)
MEI 361 Hospital Operation Management 3(3-0-6)
MEI 332 Advanced Networking 3(2-3-6)
XXX xxx Humanities and Social Sciences Group (3) 3(x-x-x)
MEI 342 Medical Service System 3(3-0-6)
ENL xxx Language Group (3) 3(x-x-x)
MEI xxx Major Elective Requirements (1) 3(3-0-6)
MEI xxx Major Elective Requirements (2) 3(3-0-6)
     
SECOND SEMESTER
ENL xxx Language Group (4) 3(x-x-x)
MEI 343 Electronic Health Record 3(3-0-6)
MEI 351 Medical Informatics Project Management 3(3-0-6)
MEI 362 Health Insurance 3(3-0-6)
MEI xxx Major Elective Requirements (3) 3(3-0-6)
MEI xxx Major Elective Requirements (4) 3(3-0-6)
XXX xxx Free Elective (2) 3(x-x-x)
     
Fourth Year

FIRST SEMESTER Credit (Lecture-Lab)
MEI 461 Seminar in Medical Informatics 3(3-0-6)
MEI 463  Co-operative Education Preparation 1(1-0-6)
MEI xxx Major Elective Requirements (5) 3(3-0-6)
MEI xxx Major Elective Requirements (6) 3(3-0-6)
     
SECOND SEMESTER
MEI 464 Co-operative Education 6(0-35-18)
     

Career opportunities

IT is like a breath of hospitals as the primary force driving the health facilities.

Key Features

  1. Healthcare business of Thailand is growing and it is expected that will become a global health center in the future.
  2. Department of Medical Informatics prepare graduates to be ready for the growing field of medicine and health
  3. There are extra curricular activities, especially co-operative education with hospitals and health organizations.

Career Opportunities

  1. Medical Record
  2. Medical Statistics
  3. Medical Image Analysts
  4. Medical and Hospital Systems Analysts 
  5. Application or Program Developer
  6. Medical Information and Hospital Systems  Developers
  7.  Database and Hospital Systems  Administrators
  8. Project Coordinator for Medical and Hospital