Apply to the MSc in Health Data Science at LSE – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Health Policy, where we train and inspire people passionate about health by advancing and challenging their understanding of health systems and the social, economic and political contexts in which they operate.

Embark on a journey to become a proficient health data analyst, poised to navigate the evolving healthcare landscape with the MSc in Health Data Science at LSE.

This is a purpose-built programme designed to empower future health data analysts with the essential skills to decipher, analyse, assess, and appraise health interventions, services, programmes, and policies.

You’ll benefit from:

  1. Data-driven health expertise: acquire the prowess to interpret health data, evaluate healthcare interventions, assess outcomes, and gauge health system performance.
  2. Rising demand for quantitative skills: as the healthcare sector expands and grapples with increasingly intricate datasets, there’s a growing demand for professionals adept in quantitative skills to scrutinise healthcare interventions and outcomes. This programme is tailored to train individuals aspiring to become data science specialists in healthcare, biopharmaceuticals, and medical technology.
  3. Comprehensive skill set: graduate with a solid foundation in the theory, technical, and practical aspects of data science applied to health and healthcare.
  4. Cutting-edge techniques: dive into a spectrum of statistical methods pertinent to healthcare, including machine learning, data mining, artificial intelligence, and deep learning.
  5. Real-world health policy analysis: specialised courses empower you to apply advanced data science and statistical methods to investigate real-world health policy issues.
  6. World-class faculty: learn from a distinguished faculty comprising experts in health policy, health economics, and statistics.
  7. Diverse learning environment: interact with a global cohort of peers with diverse professional backgrounds, spanning medicine, policymaking, and recent graduates. The diverse levels of experience foster a dynamic and stimulating learning atmosphere.

Graduate Destinations

Possible professional destinations after completing the degree include insurance funds, pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, national health services, government departments and agencies, consultancies, and international organisations and agencies as well as employment in research or further study for a PhD.

As a student in the LSE Department of Health Policy, you will be able to apply to take part in our Mentorship Programme.

Find out about the support available to students through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni. 

Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your hometown or country. We make available million of pounds annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

LSE is ranked fifth in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023).

Find out more and apply now.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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