Applications Open for MSc Health Data Science at the University of Birmingham Dubai


Samarpita Goswami
Updated on Feb 09, 2023 12:19 PM IST

Applications for MSc Health Data Science at the University of Birmingham Dubai for the September 2023 intake are now open. Check out details regarding programme delivery, admission requirements, cost and how to apply.

Applications Open for MSc Health Data Science at the University of Birmingham Dubai

The University of Birmingham Dubai is dedicated to delivering a first-class learning experience to prospective students. It has now opened its application portal for the MSc Health Data Science programme for the 2023 September intake.

The programme is aimed at individuals with a knack for health data,  artificial intelligence, and advanced computational approaches in the biomedical and clinical fields. The course will equip health data scientists to develop tools and methods and perform analysis in this rapidly developing industry.

About the Programme

MSc Health Data Science at the University of Birmingham Dubai will provide the experience of working across different sectors such as healthcare, industry and academics. The programme includes training in health informatics, clinical bioinformatics, clinical systems, epidemiology, integrated multimodal data analysis, and omics analytics for health data science for career opportunities in academia, industry and national health services.

Students will also benefit from working in diverse, multi-disciplinary environments across the healthcare sector and its related industries. They can acquire skills in governing health data science, its foundations and applications in healthcare settings. They will understand how health data science can bring changes in healthcare data and patient-specific genome information for research purposes, clinical care and innovation.

Given below are some of the important highlights of the MSc Health Data Science at the University of Birmingham Dubai.

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Programme Delivery

  • The programme will begin in September 2023.

  • Students will have to take three modules each semester which will be followed by a dissertation.

  • Modules will be delivered in block teaching style and students require to dedicate 10-15 hours per week.

  • It will be delivered through a combination of seminars, class discussions, lectures, group work, case study discussions and presentations.

  • Assessments will be done in the form of essays, exams, oral presentations, thesis and computer-based problem-solving exercises.

Here are the highlights of the programme:



Course Type

Post Graduate Taught

Delivery Mode

Classroom Teaching

Offered by

University of Birmingham

Campus Location



1 year full-time

 2 years part-time 


Up to 40% 

Entry Requirements for the Programme

The entry requirements for MSc Health Data Science at the University of Birmingham Dubai are given below:

  • A 2:1 undergraduate Honours degree in a medical/life science (medicine, biology, chemistry, etc.) or quantitative science subject (computer science,

mathematics, physics, etc.).

  • Candidates must have at least 55% - 60% in their bachelor's degree.

  • Students with relevant work experience are also eligible.

  • IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

Students have to apply for the course by visiting the university website. The documents that will be required are: 

  • Academic Transcripts

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Purpose

  • Letters of Recommendation

  • Passport

  • Photograph

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Cost of the Programme

The students must note the tuition fees required for MSc Health Data Science:


Cost (in AED)

Tuition Fees


Application Fees


Students can avail of up to 40% scholarship on the tuition fees. Check the university website for more information.

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