Postgraduate taught 

Public Health MPH/PgDip/PgCert

Data Science Specialism

Data Science Specialism

Data Science is a rapidly growing field of employment opportunity where government agencies, universities, international health agencies, consulting/research firms and other scientific organisations are typical employers.

One key focus of Public Health Data Science is the analysis of routine administrative health data to improve monitoring of population health and prevent ill health. It covers aspects of information governance and disclosure control and introduces advanced methods of data management and analysis, which help in exploring disease pathways and factors important in patient care, and in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of health research.

For the MPH degree with a specialism, students will be required to take the following courses:

Core courses

Optional courses

In addition, two of the following 20 credit optional courses must be taken: