12 months
19000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Health Data Science programme from University of Liverpool provides specialist training in the area of Health Data Science, aiming to educate current and future health data scientists, at all career stages, including those in the public and private sectors. 

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Developed by internationally excellent research groups in biostatistics, public health, and computer science, combined with a number of world-leading centres in strategic areas of health, the programme offers a rigorous curriculum with research-focused teaching, training, and development in health data science.

The Health Data Science programme from University of Liverpool will expose you to core health research, statistics and computer science modules, with the opportunity to obtain specialised knowledge along a statistics track, computer science track, or a combination.

By completing the first semester you qualify for the PG certificate. By completing the second, you qualify for the PG Diploma. Then, by completing your dissertation, you qualify for the MSc.

The programme is in a blended format using both online and campus based delivery.  It is available on both a full-time and part-time basis.

Career prospects

Gaining skills to enhance employability is embedded in the curriculum. Potential employers are involved in the programme delivery, providing opportunities for you to engage with employers. You will have access to careers events (as networking meetings) with representation from academia, the NHS, industry and government agencies. Whenever possible, the dissertation projects will be linked with external partner organisations, exposing you to potential employment and career progression opportunities.

In addition, the University of Liverpool Careers and Employability Service has a track record of supporting students to gain employment, over 96% of our graduates find employment or further study 6 months after graduation. This dedicated service provides help writing applications, preparing for interviews, structuring curriculum vitae and accessing career coaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Research, Data and Team Science
  • Statistics
  • Database And Information Systems
  • Using routine health data for applied epidemiology
  • 21st Century Evaluation of Healthcare Interventions
  • Actionable Analytics

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students are advised to apply early.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is open to graduates from degree courses with a substantial quantitative methods content (specifically statistics and/or computer science elements). We also encourage applications from health-related professions or those with non-standard qualifications, who will be considered on their individual merits.
  • Some of the optional modules included in the programme require programming skills of a standard commensurate with an individual who has completed a first degree in computer science.
  • The normal minimum entry requirement for this programme is a UK upper second-class degree or equivalent overseas degree, together with an acceptable English language qualification (IELTS 7 or equivalent, with no band less than 6.5).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National: £9,500 for the full MSc. £6,350 for the PGDip, £3,200 for the PGCert.
  • International: £19,000 for the full MSc. £12,700 for the PGDip, £6,350 for the PGCert.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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