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The Health Data Science (MSc) programme at LSHTM is designed to train the next generation of health data scientists. Supported by Health Data Research UK, this programme focuses on equipping students with strong quantitative, computational, and practical data management skills. You'll learn how to analyze large and diverse healthcare datasets using statistical and machine learning approaches. The programme also emphasizes the development of professional skills, including teamwork and project management. With a wide range of partners from the healthcare industry, this programme offers hands-on experience with real-world data. Entry requirements include a relevant degree or professional qualification in subjects like mathematics, statistics, or computer science. Join us to become a successful health data scientist in the public or private sector.

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The programme

This programme, supported by Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), aims to train a new generation of world-leading health data scientists, to work in both the public and private sector. Teaching will focus on building strong quantitative, computational and practical data management skills, while providing opportunities to develop key professional skills required to be a successful health data scientist.

Health Data Science is an emerging discipline, combining mathematics, statistics, epidemiology and informatics. This programme will equip graduates with the tools and skills to manage and analyse very large diverse datasets across healthcare systems.

The programme will enable you

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Entry Requirements

The normal minimum entry requirement to be considered for master’s degrees admission at the LSHTM is at least one of the following:
- a second-class honours degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a relevant subject a qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed.
- a professional qualification appropriate to the programme
Appropriate qualifications will include mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering and computer science. Life science qualifications will be considered subject to evidence of sufficient quantitative background

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Where will I study?

Where is London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


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