MTech Digital Health in India | Wales Institute of Digital Information
  • Degree Degree: Masters in Technology (M.Tech.)
  • Specialisation Specialisation: Digital Health and Innovation
  • Duration Duration: 2 years Full-Time
  • Campus Campus: Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune, India

  1. B.E./B.Tech in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of any recognized university/Institution or AMIE or any other equivalent qualification.

Semester Module Title
1 Introduction to recent advances in healthcare technology
Basics of mHealth
Overview of global healthcare systems
Mathematics for biologists
Introduction to Python programming
Basic Epidemiology
Semester Module Title
2 Introduction to digital technology in health and care provider institutions
Healthcare data standards
Introduction to healthcare data analytics
Statistical Machine Learning and Data Mining
Quality and Regulatory Affairs of Medical Devices
Internet of Medical Things

Semester Module Title
3 Advanced healthcare data analytics
Robotics and automation in health and care
Research methods for digital health and care
Digital Systems and platforms for healthcare
Medical Image computing
Semester Module Title
4 Dissertation
Healthcare cyber security
Individual dissertation project

Wales Institute of Digital Information (WIDI), UK, is a strategic alliance between two UK universities and a health and care organization to enhance the development of the digital workforce in healthcare technology. Known for their prodigious use of health technology and innovation, our partnership with WIDI offers HealthTech students with the opportunity to gain from cutting-edge research, industry expertise and experience. The HealthTech modules will be taught by highly skilled faculty members from WIDI.

  • Per semester fee – INR 2,00,000
  • Total program fee (for four semesters) – INR 8,00,000

  • Advanced Learning Opportunities: The Mtech program offers advanced learning opportunities to students who want to expand their knowledge and expertise in digital health and technology.
  • Industry-Relevant Curriculum: The curriculum is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of the latest technologies and their applications in the healthcare industry.
  • Practical Experience: Students will gain practical experience in digital health and technology through hands-on projects, internships, and research opportunities.
  • Access to Cutting-Edge Technology: Students will have access to state-of-the-art technology and tools that are used in the healthcare industry, giving them a competitive edge in the job market.
  • Networking Opportunities: The program provides students with ample opportunities to connect with industry leaders and experts, allowing them to build a strong professional network.
  • Career Advancement: Graduates will be well-equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a successful career in digital health and technology, with job opportunities in a variety of industries.
  • International Exposure: With a strategic partnership between WIDI and Ajeenkya DY Patil University, students will have the opportunity to gain international exposure and develop a global perspective on digital health and technology.
  • Flexibility: The program is designed to offer flexible learning options, including online and blended learning, making it accessible to students from different backgrounds and locations.
  • Supportive Learning Environment: Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a supportive learning environment for students, offering guidance and mentorship throughout the program.
  • Research Opportunities: Students will have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research projects, working alongside experienced researchers and industry professionals.

  • Submit the online application form together with any required attachments and the application fee.
  • Confirmation that your application was received
  • Eligible applicants will take the ADYPU Nuovos PGAT (Post Graduate Aptitude Test), if appropriate
  • Candidates who reached the shortlist will be interviewed based on their scores on the ADYPU-Nuovos PGAT (PG admission test for MTECH) or any valid management aptitude tests.
  • Get shortlisted, collect your offer letter start your journey with study material provided by the program leaders

About our MTech in Digital Health and Technology

The MTech in Digital Health and Technology program at Ajeenkya DY Patil University is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle the challenges of the digital age in healthcare. The program covers a wide range of topics, including healthcare data analytics, robotics and automation in health and care, research methods for digital health and care, and more. Throughout the program, students will have the opportunity to develop their theoretical understanding and practical skills through a blend of interactive online sessions, directed reading assignments, on-site tutorials, and workshop or seminar sessions. With a strong emphasis on both theory and practise, our program is designed to prepare graduates for successful careers in the fast-growing field of digital health and technology. Upon completion of the program, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the latest industry practises and be well-equipped to tackle challenges related to the energy crisis, environmental planning, and infrastructure development. Our program is led by experienced, world-class faculty members who are at the forefront of research and practise in the field of digital health and technology. Additionally, we provide students with access to a range of software and additional resources needed for practical activities, including Python, SPSS, Microsoft Project, and more. At ADYPU, we are committed to providing our students with a high-quality education that prepares them for success in the digital age. If you are interested in learning more about our MTech in Digital Health and Technology program, please contact us for more information.

Our international collaboration with the Wales Institute of Digital Information (WIDI)

The collaboration between the Wales Institute of Digital Information (WIDI) and Ajeenkya DY Patil University (ADYPU) is a dynamic partnership focused on leveraging cutting-edge technology to solve the most pressing problems facing the healthcare industry. Together, we are committed to developing game-changing discoveries and rapidly transferring them into practical applications to transform the delivery of healthcare services. Our partnership is built on a shared vision of promoting innovation, research, and service delivery in the Healthtech industry. By combining our expertise and resources, we are able to drive research and development initiatives that accelerate the transfer of ground-breaking discoveries into practise. Through our strategic partnership, we aim to create long-lasting relationships that foster research, student and staff exchanges, innovation, and career opportunities. At WIDI, we believe in the importance of building strong teams of innovative scientists and engineers with an entrepreneurial spirit. With ADYPU as our partner institution in India, we have access to a talented pool of experts in the field of health technology. By working together, we can leverage our combined strengths to develop solutions to complex challenges in the healthcare industry. One of the key areas of focus in our collaboration is the integration of psychological research and user experience design (UXD) principles in developing healthcare solutions. We are working on developing intelligent patient monitoring systems that can offer lifestyle changes to prevent future diseases. Our goal is to create a tool that is highly user-friendly and effective in promoting health and wellbeing. To achieve this, we are employing UXD principles to determine citizens' desires when viewing their patient records and developing solutions that take into account the sensitivity of medical data.

Health Technology Industry Overview:

Digital health and innovation are rapidly evolving fields that combine healthcare and technology to improve patient outcomes and healthcare efficiency. The industry includes a wide range of health technologies, such as mobile health apps, wearables, telemedicine, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality, among others. Digital health solutions are designed to support patients and healthcare providers in managing chronic conditions, delivering personalised care, increasing patient engagement, and reducing healthcare costs. Digital health solutions have become increasingly popular in recent years, largely due to factors such as the rise in chronic diseases, an aging population, and a shortage of healthcare workers. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has further accelerated the adoption of digital health solutions, as healthcare providers and patients search for ways to maintain continuity of care while reducing in-person contact. The digital health and innovation industry encompasses a wide range of players, including startups, established tech companies, healthcare providers, payers, and regulatory bodies. The industry is characterised by a high level of innovation and competition, with new products and services being launched on a reapid development processes. One of the key benefits of digital health solutions is their ability to collect and analyse large amounts of data in real-time, which can help healthcare providers identify patterns and trends, personalise treatment plans, and improve clinical decision-making. Digital health solutions also have the potential to increase patient engagement and empowerment by providing patients with tools to manage their health and communicate with their healthcare providers more effectively.

  • According to a report by NASSCOM, the Indian healthcare market is expected to reach $372 billion by 2022, driven by rising incomes, greater health awareness, and increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases. (Source: The Economic Times)
  • The Indian telemedicine market is expected to reach $5.5 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 31.1%. (Source: Allied Market Research)
  • The UK digital health market is expected to reach £2.9 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 9.7%. (Source: Market Research Future)
  • According to a report by NHS Digital, more than 90% of GP practices in the UK are now using electronic prescribing, reducing the need for paper prescriptions and improving patient safety. (Source: NHS Digital)

MTech in Digital Health and Technology

Who should Apply?

  • The MTech in Digital Health and Technology program is tailored to individuals who seek a future career in innovating health technology or graduates who want a path to a very lucrative professional future in health technology.
  • This program is ideal for recent college graduates who are eager to take on the global market and acquire the necessary strategies and skills to make informed decisions in any business.
  • Who wishes to specialise in and explore health technology, be a part of the global healthtech community, get an internship and job placement assistance, and build an internationally acclaimed portfolio to showcase their skills
  • Working professionals who further upskill their knowledge in health technology, learn about developing health technology systems, work on advanced technology in health, and become data scientists in the medical and healthcare industries
  • This program is suitable for recent graduates from any B.Eng. or B.Tech. discipline who desire to gain a strong foundation for a career in digital health-related businesses, software development, health tech UX design and development, health data science and analysis, algorithm design, robotics in health tech, and leadership roles.
  • For those who wishes to learn how to be innovative, use creative intelligence in technology, have knowledge of current technology in the world, and make use of it in the real world projects of the health tech industry.
  • Additionally, aspiring entrepreneurs and creative minds who want to learn how to develop successful businesses in the digital health industry will find this program beneficial.
  • Individuals who seek a university degree that not only provides a classroom education but also offers global exposure to the high-tech digital health industry and exposure to international institutes like WIDI can gain comprehensive and collaborative learning experience and faculty support in this program.

Join the MTech in Digital Health and Innovation program and be part of a dynamic community of students and industry professionals who are shaping the future of digital health technology.

Program Leaders & Advisors

Dr. Philip Scott

Programme Director, University of Wales Trinity Saint David UK

Dr. Wendy Dearing

Dean at Institute of Management and Health University of Wales Trinity Saint David WIDI UK

Dr Vijayakumar Varadarajan

Program Leader - Engineering


This is a global M.Tech program in digital health and innovation that provides in-depth instruction in cutting-edge areas including health technology, telemedicine, healthtech UX design, technology development, data science, artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML), and the internet of things (IoT). This course will familiarise you with the most in-demand skills that you need to lead any successful health technology organisation.

start the journey
Start The Journey

Stay updated on the latest digital health industry trends and practises by accessing resources powered by our research, knowledge, and real-world work experience with our international partners, the Wales Institute of Digital Information, UK (WIDI).

lead your ideas
Lead Your Ideas

In order to make the most of your time spent studying cutting-edge technology and advancing your career prospects, register for relevant networking events, job boards, startup brainstorming sessions, and community support 24/7 with online groups and webinars. Make contact with influential people in the digital health and healthtech industry. And be able to launch your ideas in real time and get inspired.

M.Tech in Digital Health and Innovation at ADYPU is a cutting-edge program that prepares students for careers at the forefront of healthcare innovation. Through coursework in areas such as health informatics, telemedicine, and healthcare data analytics, students gain the technical expertise and industry knowledge needed to make a meaningful impact in this rapidly evolving field

Candidates should have a B.E./B.Tech degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from any recognized university/Institution or AMIE, or any other equivalent qualification. Along with-it candidates should also have a valid score in GATE or ADYPU Nuovos PGAT.

It is a 2-years full time program.

With the increasing demand for digital health solutions, many organizations are willing to pay top dollar for professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to develop and implement these solutions. Salaries can vary depending on the specific job title, but generally range from INR 15 to 20 lakhs per year.

With the increasing demand for digital health solutions, the job prospects for M.Tech in Digital Health and Innovation graduates are very promising. Graduates may find employment in leading hospitals that have embarked on a digital journey, research organizations, or Medtech startups as healthcare data analysts, digital health product managers, medical device engineers, telemedicine specialists, and more.

Skills required to pursue MTech in Digital Health and Innovation include a strong foundation in computer science, programming skills, knowledge of healthcare systems, and an understanding of data analysis and machine learning techniques.

The core subjects covered in M.Tech in Digital Health and Innovation typically include courses in healthcare technology, health informatics, Electronic Health Records and Learning Health Systems, Introduction to Recent Advances in Healthcare Tech, Fundamentals of Medicine and Computer Science, Systems Thinking in Health & Social Care, Digital Health Data Protection: Data Privacy & Security in Digital Health, Blockchain Technology, Digital Health Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence.

The M.Tech program in Digital Health and Innovation is designed to implement emerging technologies to refine healthcare services across the globe. The program focuses on academic literature from industry experts, based on real-world scenarios, so that students have both the knowledge and real-time skills needed to further innovate the industry.

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