UoB Dubai invites applications for MSc Health Data Science

Dubai: The University of Birmingham Dubai is now inviting applications from Indian students for their MSc Health Data Science programme for the September 2023 intake.

MSc Health Data Science at the University of Birmingham Dubai is a compelling degree providing the experience of working across academic, healthcare and industry sectors.

The programme will cover topics in artificial intelligence, health data and advanced computational approaches in the clinical and biomedical space. It aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to analyse and develop novel tools and methods for this rapidly growing field.

The programme also includes training in areas such as clinical bioinformatics, health informatics, epidemiology, clinical systems, integrated multimodal data analysis, bioinformatics and omics analytics for health data science careers in academia, industry and national health services.

Extended practical experience of working within diverse, multi-disciplinary environments across the healthcare sector and its associated industries will develop effective communication and delivery skills within the wider landscape for the students.

MSc Health Data Science is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, class discussions, group work, case-study analysis and presentations. Assessments will be taken in the form of essays, exams, oral presentations, computer-based problem-solving exercises and a thesis.

The entry required for the course are: A 2:1 undergraduate Honours degree in a medical or life science (medicine, biology, chemistry, etc.) or quantitative science subject (computer science, mathematics, physics, etc.). Equivalent relevant work experience will also be considered for eligibility to enter the programme; IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

Applications for September 2023 are open, apply early to avoid disappointment. There is no application fee, informed a PR official.

The official said: Few information will usually be needed before a decision can be made on an application— Academic transcript(s) for all prior degrees – originals or certified photocopies; Personal Statement, approximately 5000 characters, explaining why you are interested in studying in your chosen programme; One academic reference (or if appropriate to the programme applied for, it could be from the applicant’s employer) and Certificate to show competency in the English language if English is not your first language and you have already taken a test (not mandatory to submit at the time of application). Students can be considered for a waiver.

“Applicants may be required to submit further documents in support of their application,” added the official.

Scholarship options at the University of Birmingham Dubai are designed to benefit all new students and the financial rewards can be carried forward through the entire programme across the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. For September 2023 entry, the university offers scholarships of up to 40% to Indian students based on academic performance.

About The University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is a global top 100 university, a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities.

The University of Birmingham was established by Queen Victoria in 1900 as Great Britain’s first civic university, where students from all religions and backgrounds were accepted on an equal basis. Renowned for its research excellence, the University’s researchers have received 10 Nobel Prizes. From pioneering organ transplants, discovering gravitational waves and furthering understanding of Shakespeare to developing cures for cancer, advances in robotics and revealing the structure of DNA, the University has been at the forefront of some of the most ground-breaking discoveries of the last 100 years.

The University of Birmingham Dubai adheres to the same teaching standards and values as the Birmingham campus, bringing the heritage, prestige, and global recognition of the UK campus to Dubai. The University of Birmingham Dubai’s iconic award-winning new campus will be embedded with cutting-edge technology, allowing innovative, multidisciplinary teaching and learning to deliver an educational experience like no other in Dubai.  The campus recently won a Special Prize in the prestigious Prix Versailles architecture and design awards.



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