Our Population Health short course will teach you about using 'big data' to improve population health. You'll learn how to make the most of these opportunities.
Why study with us
- Be part of a digital health ready workforce.
- Tailor your study to your career aspirations, professional or organisational needs and interests.
- Online delivery means you can fit your studies around your work and other commitments.
Key course information
Level: Postgraduate, Level 7
Study mode: Part-time
Duration: 4 months
Module code: M4085
Start date: September, January and May
The course is taught online and tutorials can be scheduled to suit your work pattern.
On successful completion, you will be able to:
- Discuss in detail the current system of population health in the UK.
- Assess how macro data sets identify sub-sets of the population at higher risk.
- Interpret big data in research and the relationship with third parties and public sector held data.
- Evaluate how macro data sets can contribute to reduce health inequalities.
- The centre is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons, a professional membership organisation and registered charity which exists to advance patient care. The Royal College of Surgeons of England, registered charity number 212808.
This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry
For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information
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