PGCert Clinical Data Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Postgraduate Certificate
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum 2:1) or overseas equivalent or relevant work experience.

Non-standard applications for the course from applicants who have significant relevant professional experience and/or where the academic qualification falls below a 2:1 degree will be considered on an individual basis, and may be admitted at the discretion of the Programme Director.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
30-40
How to apply

To apply for a course you will need to complete and submit our online application form.

For information and guidance, please see how to apply.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PGCert Y Y N N

Course overview

This Clinical Data Science course was co-created with end users and industry partners to develop a flexible programme suitable for busy health and social care practitioners.

  • You will benefit from blended teaching that will provide a rich mixture of online and face-to-face learning opportunities.
  • Build your digital, data capabilities and confidence.
  • Develop your own data-based solutions to clinical problem.
  • Learn to work better with data centric professionals on digital transformation and research projects.
  • Develop fundamental data science skills for processing, analysing, and communicating using data.
Units can be studies full-time, part-time or as CPD.

Open days

Sign up for an on-line Informatics and data information session on Wednesday 1 February 2023 , where our academic colleague will explain the courses available, their structure and content, as well as answer your questions.  You will also have a chance to attend general information session on how to apply, employability, fees and funding, and student support.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PGCert (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £4,600
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £9,600
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £2,300
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £4,800

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Additional expenses

All students should normally be able to complete their course without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs (PDF document, 91KB).

Some NHS managed machines can make it difficult to access certain online learning materials. A non-NHS managed desktop or laptop is recommended.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

We expect that Health Education England (HEE) will fully fund a significant number of places on the PGCert.  We will include a link to the application form here once it becomes available.

We accept applications from self-funded applicants and those wishing to apply for a funded place.

If you are considering applying for a funded place you will need to submit an application to The University of Manchester and Health Education England (HEE) by Sunday 16th April. Applications will only be reviewed after this deadline.

In allocating places, we will aim to enable as widespread a representation of healthcare professional groups and roles as possible across the funded places.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 529 4563
Email
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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