Health Data Science (MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip

How long you will study
1 - 3 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
October

International course fees
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All study options

About Health Data Science at Swansea University

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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMSc, PG Cert, PG DipHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 3 year
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

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

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What students think about Swansea University

    Farhana Jaidin, Brunei (Politics)

    Swansea has a lot of tourist attractions and aside from that, the city is bustling with every entertainment you could think of, cinemas, restaurants, occasional student gatherings, you name it!

    Swansea is also within easy reach from London or Cardiff Airport, three hours and an hour respectively, so it is effortless if students want to travel for a mini weekend break.

    People in Swansea live in a close community so you don’t feel left out. You are so much in a part of the family as everyone else is. The student societies are very active in Swansea University and there are a lot of choices to choose from.

    Abir Abdul-Rahim, Malaysia

    Where are you from?
    Shah Alam, Malaysia

    Where did you study (which institution or school) before coming to Swansea?
    Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur for A Levels.
    Tunku Kurshiah College, Negeri Sembilan for high school.

    Why choose Swansea University?
    Low cost living and student life here is said to be good. Making it a conducive environment to study.

    What course are you doing?
    BSc Actuarial Science

    What do you do in your free time?
    I am involved with student body organisation based in London called UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council). It's a representative of all Malaysian Societies in the UK and Eire. Am currently the National Treasurer of it.

    What has been the highlight of your time in Swansea?
    Being part of the societies and organized student events for our fellow students here. It has helped me to mingle well with the other nationalities.

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