Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants. Non-graduates are also welcome to apply. All applications are considered on individual merit, taking into account of any relevant work experience. Should you have qualifications below the required minimum or lack a suitable first degree, please feel encouraged to submit an application if you have at least two years of experience in Health and or Data Science related fields.
Applicants who are not first-language English speakers must provide the following qualifications: IELTS Academic: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each part) or Swansea University recorgnised equivalent.
Months of entry
Healthcare, with an already established strong relationship with Information & Communication Technologies (ICT), is continuously expanding the knowledge forefront as new methods of acquiring data concerning the health of human beings are developed.
Processing this data to extract valuable information about a population (epidemiological applications) or the individual (personalised healthcare applications) is the work of health data scientists. Their work has the potential to improve quality of life on a large scale.
Swansea University is the first institution in the UK to offer this taught masters programme designed to develop the essential skills and knowledge required of the Health Data Scientist.
- Health Data Science & Scientific Computing in Healthcare
- Health Data Manipulation
- Analysis of Linked Health Data
- Machine Learning Applications in Health Data
- Health Data Visualisation
- Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data
- Health Data Analysis Dissertation
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Athanasios Anastasiou
- +44(0)1792 606292