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Public Health (Data Science)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

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.

You can exit at the end of 24 months with PgCert Public Health (Data Science).

You can exit at the end of 36 months with PgDip Public Health (Data Science).

Entry Requirements

A relevant first degree, at least at 2:1 honours level, or a relevant first degree, at least at 2.2 honours level, or equivalent in addition to a minimum of six months work experience in public health or health care. Exceptionally, if a first degree is not relevant then a professional qualification and experience in the practice of public health for at least two years at a professional level is required.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MPH

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

24 - 48 months

Faculty

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

Department

Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

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Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals