MSc in Medical Statistics and Data Science will enable you to engage with the complex statistical and data science healthcare challenges facing the global community, providing high-quality training in statistical and computational methods that are applicable to low-, middle- and high-income. The programme will introduce you to the statistical software R for statistical computing and graphics, and data handling, manipulation and analysis.
All concepts, skills and tools are illustrated using real-life case studies and health-related data. You will gain professional skills – such as teamwork, presentation skills and writing for publication – essential for a successful medical statistician and data scientist.
Challenges have arisen over the last decade in the increasing availability of enormous electronic datasets related to human health and healthcare. Data science combines mathematics, statistics and programming tools to enable analysis of these very large and diverse datasets.