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Health Data Science

University College London (UCL)

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
26380 GBP/year
10450 GBP/year
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About

This Health Data Science programme from University College London (UCL) covers computational and statistical methods as applied to problems in data-intensive medical research.

Overview

As part of this Health Data Science programme from University College London (UCL), you will gain an understanding of techniques that are transforming medical research and creating exciting new commercial opportunities.

You will learn how to link and analyse large complex datasets. You will also design and carry out complex and innovative clinical research studies that take advantage of the increasing amount of available data about the health, behaviour and genetic make-up of small and large populations. 

The programme draws on a range of areas, including epidemiology, computer science, statistics and other fields, such as genetics.

Careers

Today, some of the most exciting, stimulating and productive research is carried out using large collections of data acquired in big collaborative endeavours or major public or private initiatives. As a student on this programme, we will work with you to develop your passion and interest in this area of research. You will gain skills for a career as an entrepreneur, scientist or manager, working in industry, academia or healthcare.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic Statistics for Medical Sciences
  • Data Methods for Health Research
  • Principles of Epidemiology Applied to Electronic Health Records Research
  • Principles of Health Data Science
  • Regression Modelling
  • Scientific Software Development with Python for Health Research
  • Advanced Computational Biology
  • Advanced Statistics for Records Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
69

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in a clinical or a scientific discipline with a significant computational or mathematical element.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26380 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU: £5,255 (PT)
  • Overseas: £13,130 (PT)

Funding

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