Medical Informatics

SchoolSchool of Allied Medical Sciences
DepartmentDepartment of Medical Informatics
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).

Program Description: 

The field of Medical Informatics is a branch of medical sciences whose M.Sc. graduates learn about using computer and information in health-related and medical sciences.



Graduates help in propagating theoretical and practical aspects of the field, advancing the frontiers of knowledge by preparing research literature as well as innovations and promoting public health by providing informatics-oriented solutions at the highest level.



In the next 10 years, the Islamic Republic of Iran will be among the top countries offering this course in terms of the educational excellence, research products and providing diagnostic services concerning Medical Informatics. The main mission of the course is training committed, knowledgeable and competent people in Informatics.

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in  Mathematics (all branches), Computer engineering, Computer sciences, Medical engineering, Electrical engineering (electronic), Information technology engineering, or a general doctorate in one of the fields of Medicine and Pharmaceutics  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Duration: 2.5 years


Courses and number of credits:


Prerequisite courses:                6 credits (conditional)

Special Courses:                           20 credits

Thesis:                                          6 credits

Total:                                            32 credits

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Medical Informatics

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Medical Informatics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: : Dr. Bahram Nikmanesh

Tel.:  (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169

Email  :

Address: Department of Medical Informatics, School of Alied Medical Sciences , No.17, Fardanesh Alley , Qods Street , Enqelab Street , Tehran , 1417744361 , Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Ira


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