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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Lancaster University

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


The MSc in Health Data Science is aimed at students who wish to develop skills in statistics, computing and health informatics for health research. A set of four core modules will cover topics on foundations of statistics, epidemiology and health informatics including: statistical modelling and inference for health research; computer programming in R and Python; data sourcing and management and basic epidemiological study designs. Building on the core provision, you will choose one of two specialisms, Global Health (GH) or Health Informatics (HI), each consisting of four modules (15 credits each). You will then undertake a 12-week project in collaboration with partners from public health agencies and external research institutes.

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University information

Lancaster University

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  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Students from over one hundred countries study at the Lancaster campus. An open and welcoming community, equality and diversity are valued.
Lancaster University offers students a range of award-winning, high-quality, safe and comfortable accommodation.
Lancaster University has a vast array of facilities including shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and a sports centre and swimming pool.

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