PGCert Clinical Data Science / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate
- 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.
- Number of places/applicants
- 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.
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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.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £4,600
International, including EU, students (per annum): £9,600
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.
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).
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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).
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.
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