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Course summary

Cambridge is a world-leading centre for innovation in electronic patient and clinical trial data. This is underpinned by an extensive and vibrant community of clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and commercial and public sector organisations. There is a recognised shortage of the appropriate technical and practical skills in the workforce to effectively utilise the opportunities presented by healthcare data. This Postgraduate Certificate has been designed to provide an introduction to the research skills, governance and innovation needed to work successfully with healthcare data. In addition students will be equipped with the skills necessary to understand how healthcare data relates to populations, health conditions and clinical outcomes and learn how to work with healthcare data in an effective manner.

Entry requirements

Academic requirement Applicants for this course are expected to have achieved a UK 2.i honours degree or equivalent. It is preferred that an applicants first degree be in a subject relevant, or related to, life sciences, medical sciences, computational or data science. Language requirement All applicants are required to demonstrate competency in English at a high level before commencing the programme; students whose first language is not English must be able to satisfy the requirements below. IELTS Academic: Overall score of 7.0 (a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Writing and Speaking; 6.5 in Reading) TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 100 (a minimum of 25 in each individual component) CAE: Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a Language Centre assessment CPE: Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element) Please be aware that students require the use of a laptop for the duration of the course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5667 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5667 Year 1
Scotland £5667 Year 1
Wales £5667 Year 1
International £9917 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Healthcare Data and Informatics at University of Cambridge - UCAS