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Master's degree in Health Data Science

Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)

The master's degree in Health Data Science (MHEDAS) (master's degree website) is a master's programme in which 7 Catalan universities participate (URV, the coordinating university, and UPC, UB. UAB, UdG, UdL and UVic-UCC), the Université Grenoble Alpes and that was set in motion by the association Bioinformatics Barcelona (BIB). It is taught entirely in English and has a clear international vocation.

The official interuniversity master's degree is designed to meet this expected demand and has the following main objectives:

  • to train data scientists to manage and analyse large volumes of health data, and to provide solutions with an impact on the improvement of health care.
  • to provide the interdisciplinary training necessary to identify and valorise the opportunities of data science applied to health challenges.
  • to train entrepreneurs in the field of digital health in Europe who can create the necessary tools to manage, analyse and extract information from big data in the clinical environment and identify business opportunities.
Duration and start date
2 years, 120 ECTS credits. Starting September
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Information on language use in the classroom and students’ language rights.

General requirements
Academic requirements for admission to master's degrees
To enrol for an interuniversity master’s degree coordinated by a university other than the UPC, you must enrol through the coordinating university:
Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)

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