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University of Liverpool Health Data Science MSc Scholarships, UK 2023/2024

Application is now open for the Health Data Science MSc Scholarships at the University of Liverpool. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About the University of Liverpool and Scholarship

Established in 1881 as University College Liverpool, the institution welcomed its inaugural students in 1882 before becoming a constituent of the federal Victoria University in 1884. The University of Liverpool, as it came to be known, achieved independence in 1903 following a royal charter and an act of Parliament, gaining the authority to confer its degrees. Throughout its rich history, the university has been a hotbed of groundbreaking discoveries and contributions across various disciplines.

Notable milestones include Professor Oliver Lodge’s pioneering public radio transmission in 1894 and the first surgical X-ray in the United Kingdom two years later. The establishment of the Liverpool University Press in 1899 further underscored the university’s commitment to scholarly publishing, making it the third-oldest university press in England. William Blair-Bell’s innovations in chemotherapy for cancer treatment and Sir Charles Sherrington’s discovery of the synapse both marked major advances in the early 20th century.


Historical events involving the University of Liverpool include the contributions of Sir James Chadwick and Sir Joseph Rotblat to the creation of the atomic bomb in the 1930s and 1940s. A major contributor to the mid-1900s smallpox eradication campaign, which ran from 1943 to 1966, was Professor Allan Downie.

The university has remained one of the leading centers for research in the modern era. The institution joined the N8 Group in 2004 after being a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group in 1994. Twenty-first-century construction of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN was made possible in large part by the efforts of the University of Liverpool’s scientists, engineers, and technicians.

Publications like The Independent and The Sunday Times have acknowledged the institution’s intellectual competence and recent rankings have backed this up. The University of Liverpool came in at number 31 in the 2013 Complete University Guide, which rated 124 universities worldwide. 

There are at least two scholarships available to cover the full cost of the Health Data Science MSc Scholarships, up to a maximum of £10,850, for students beginning in the academic year 2023–2024. This demonstrates the organization’s commitment to supporting cutting-edge research initiatives and academic achievement.

Details about Health Data Science MSc Scholarships at the University of Liverpool:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Liverpool, UK

Scholarship Value: £10,850

Number of awards: At least 2

Study level: Masters

Host Institution(s): University of Liverpool, UK

Courses: Data Science


The scholarship pays the £10,850 tuition for students in the United Kingdom. The scholarship covers up to £10,850 of the cost of tuition for overseas students.

Eligibility Criteria for Health Data Science MSc Scholarships

You must be accepted into the University of Liverpool’s MSc Health Data Science program to be eligible for these scholarships. You must also have completed at least 60% of the courses needed for the MSc program and be on schedule to graduate with an undergraduate degree with at least an excellent 2:1 (65+%). Work experience in the field of data science, such as volunteer work, paid internships, or shadowing, would be advantageous.

Application Process for Health Data Science MSc Scholarships

Once you have been accepted into the University of Liverpool’s MSc Health Data Science program, send your resume and a brief (750 words or less) supporting statement to Prof. Ruwanthi Kolamunnage-Dona ( This statement should include the following: (1) why you should be awarded a scholarship to study in this program (2) your past successes in academic and professional activities relevant to the MSc program; and (3) your data science experience to date and any future career plans.

The Submission Deadline is: Not Specified

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