Multifaceted data and its intelligent triangulation and analysis holds the key to design of strategy to innovate improvements in healthcare. The ongoing digitisation of the various elements of the health industry is enabling professionals working in the field, including physicians of modern and traditional systems of medicine, nurses, dieticians, nutritionists and health administrators to use data to improve public health outcomes.
The two-year M.Sc. by Research Program on Health Informatics & Analytics is designed to expose students to identify relevant data points, logic for triangulation and methods of analysis to solve real world challenges in health care including holistic drug discovery, nutrition & clinical care. Students will research and develop practical solutions for health care derived from modern biomedicine, Ayurveda, nutrition and public health using health informatics & analytics. The program will equip the students with practical skills to acquire, structure, interrogate and analyze large and diverse data in order to develop new and improved health care solutions.
The course is designed for students with a desire to effectively change the public health landscape through use of health informatics and analytics. It will provide the necessary experience to students interested in taking up a career in the health industry, in pursuing a higher degree or in creating a start-up in the field.
Graduates in engineering, computer science, data science, biological sciences, agricultural sciences, food science, and nutrition, researchers in modern and traditional systems of medicine, nurses, dieticians, nutritionists and health administrators.
Charges will be as per University Norms for the Post Graduate Courses
A small number of scholarship of INR10,000 pm is available for those selected through a competitive process.
Students will acquire knowledge and skills suitable for a wide range of applications and careers in research centres, industry, government organisations, hospitals and NGOs. The course will help students who want to engage in PhD/ research in data analysis, health informatics and nutrition.
The minimum duration of MSc – Health Informatics & Analytics is 2 years. This is a 68 credit program with 18 credits for course-work and 50 credits for research project work (guided by mentors).
Research projects will be a major thrust of the program, supported by foundation and elective courses. The foundation courses will include Research methodology, Transdisciplinary framework, Big data structures & analytics, Systems biology, Machine learning, Network pharmacology, Image analysis, GIS health.
A few examples of areas in which research projects may be encouraged are listed below:
Proprietary Databases of Indian Medicinal Plants and their Properties, Data Science, Informatics, Computer Lab, National Herbarium of Medicinal Plants of India, Raw Drug Repository, Ethno-Medicinal Garden with more than 1500 native medicinal plants, Nursery, Laboratories for cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Analytical Chemistry, Wet Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Food Processing & New Product Development, Research Kitchen, Clinical Chemistry, Integrative 100 Bed Research Hospital , Library, Hostel, Canteen and WiFi.
This is a personalised program and entry is possible any time during the year.
Selection will competitive and based on:
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Mr. Ravi Kumar G,
Assistant Registrar (Academics),
The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology,
#74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Post Attur via Yelahanka, Bengaluru – 560064.
Ph: 080-28568000, Extn: 127. Mobile: 9844992217.