Swansea University - Health Data Science, MSc

Swansea University

Health Data Science, MSc

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.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a 2:2 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.
  • 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.
  • International Applicants for whom English is not your first language, may require an IELTS score or Swansea University recognised equivalent. If this is the case an IELTS score or recognised equivalent of 6.5 (minimum of 6 in each component) or higher will be needed.

Career Prospects

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.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Course Details

MSc 1 Year Full-time - January

Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data
Scientific Computing and Health Care
Health Data Modelling
Machine Learning in Healthcare
Health Data Visualisation
Health Data Dissertation

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