Overview of the Clinical Data Science programme

Applications for the PgCert in Clinical Data Science are now open


The programme is comprised of the following units:

  • data engineering
  • maths, stats, and machine learning
  • human factors and digital transformation
  • data visualisation and communication

The initial four modules will cover the topics outlined in the table below:

Data engineering
  • data engineering/wrangling
  • missing data
  • structured/unstructured
  • databases and other data sources
Maths/stats and machine learning
  • fundamental maths
  • statistics
  • machine learning models
  • programming
Human factors and digital transformation
  • requirement gathering
  • co-design/UCD
  • evaluation
  • digital transformation and implementation
Data visualisation and communication
  • data visualisations
  • communicating data
  • decision support systems/dashboards

All units can be taken as CPD and can be taken in any order. Applications for the CPD units will open soon.

View further details about the programme, and about how to apply for the Clinical Data Science Programme, on the University of Manchester website.

Last updated on 9th December 2022