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Health Data Science (Taught)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€21,622.03/year
2570 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

If you are working in a healthcare role that involves analysing health data, this MSc Health Data Science degree, could accelerate you into one of the fastest growing areas in the UK.

This course is designed to develop the essential skills and knowledge you’ll need as a Health Data Scientist. Our degree offers strong emphasis on practical and analytical skills that you can apply in the workplace and could make you more employable. It is available as a one year full time or three years part time course.

Healthcare already has an established strong relationship with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and is continuously expanding the knowledge forefront as new methods of acquiring data concerning the health of human beings are developed. On this course you’ll learn how processing this data to extract valuable information about a population (epidemiological applications) has the potential to improve quality of life on a large scale.

Note:
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Degree from State Technical Insitute (TEI)
6.5
or
Bachelor's Degree
6.5
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
62
or
IELTS
6.5
or
TOEFL (internet based)
88
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Detailed Transcript
Student Visa
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Notes:

Additional Entry Requirements:

  • A degree in a relevant subject such as healthcare, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computer science, or bio-informatics.
  • You should also have experience of analysing quantitative data.

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.5
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 176
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Important Information:

  • Significant relevant experience in health data science, or a related field, may be accepted in lieu of a degree and should be evidenced within your applications.

Curriculum

Core Modules

Scientific Computing and Health Care

Health Data Modelling

Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data

Health Data Visualisation

Machine Learning in Healthcare

Health Data Dissertation

Optional Modules

Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data

Bioinformatics for Genome Analysis

Careers

We have carefully designed the course to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Health Data Science, and the skills and aptitude you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

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