This course allows students to become digital health experts with the skills to work in multidisciplinary teams in industry or the health and care services. Students learn to evaluate new products and assess the ethical principles that guide the development of health technologies. Those from an engineering or computer sciences background will learn about the health landscape. Those from health science or life science will be introduced to coding, data analysis and e-health.
The foundations of your career
Our Masters programmes promote innovation and excellence and provide a strong foundation for ambitious and talented people planning careers in health data science.
We partner with leading universities to offer places on courses to prepare graduates with health, life and quantitative science degrees to become effective members of multi-disciplinary teams.
Places are highly sought after with successful applicants having up to 100 per cent of their course fees paid and also receiving stipend for accommodation and living expenses.
Our programmes are enabling students to hugely enhance their skills and knowledge and enhancing their future prospects.
HDR UK Masters courses for 2021
An ideal course for people wanting a research, practice or leadership career in population health sciences. Students are trained in the core research methods used in epidemiology, global health, health data science, infectious diseases, public health, and primary care research. They then specialise in a chosen area of interest. Students also learn how to critique and design population health studies and will carry out their own closely supervised research.
This MSc is a gateway to exciting careers in health data. Students come from many backgrounds – not necessarily medicine or biology. They learn and apply their quantitative skills (for example computing, maths, or statistics) in a health and medical setting. There is the chance to carry out real world research – project opportunities include placements in the NHS or with pharmaceutical companies. Overall the programme offers a genuinely interdisciplinary experience and an opportunity to gain cutting edge skills in health-related data.
A Masters degree offering comprehensive training in the management, modelling and interpretation of health and healthcare data. It equips students with the skills to gain empirical insights from large and varied data sources, to understand the causes of disease and predict and evaluate health outcomes and health service needs. It enables you to develop the technical and applied skills for addressing real‐world challenges. There are extended periods of hands‐on experience in workplace‐based projects.
Biomedical research is generating huge volumes of complex genomic data that can drive improvements in medical diagnostics and therapies. As a result here’s a growing need for people who combine a biological knowledge base with computational, statistical and analytical skills. This MSc trains students in the analysis of genomic big data, from the basics of statistical and computational analytics, through bioinformatics, analysis of high-throughput sequence, proteomic and metabolomic data to genetic epidemiology and clinical trials.
This programme aims to train a new generation of world-leading health data scientists with the skills employers need. Graduates will learn to manage and analyse large, diverse healthcare datasets. They will develop strong quantitative, computational and practical data management skills and key professional skills. The programme also explores the varied roles of health data scientist, sources of health data and issues surrounding ethics, security and information governance.
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