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The module aims to raise the awareness of students about scientific computing in the field of health data science. It focuses on basic software development workflows, tools, and skills that health data scientists most often employ. Students will also learn about the professional context within which health data scientists operate. This is a core / compulsory module and worth 20 Masters level credits. Module leader is Dan Thayer
Data scientists working in healthcare are called to deal with problems involving classification and pattern recognition. The objective of this module is to provide the essential theory and practical aspects of widely used machine learning software. This is a core/compulsory module of 20 credits. Module leader is Arron Lacey
In this module, students will study knowledge management in health care environments. The themes covered will include: clinical decision-making; decision support systems; workflow management; web site design. Students will study experimental research designs.