A bachelor (or master’s degree) in computer science, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine or a quantitative health discipline
Either a 1st class degree at bachelor or masters level Or 2:1 (hons) plus (minimum 3 years) first‐hand work‐related experience in one or more quantitative science or healthcare settings.
A-level: AAA including Mathematics or Computing or equivalents.
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information please contact the Admissions Team.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.5 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
How to apply
This course is open to NHS Digital staff only.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
30 July 2023 - International applicants
10 September 2023 - UK applicants
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TOEFL iBT – score of 91 overall, with listening and reading components no less than 24, writing component no less than 24 and speaking component no less than 24;
Pearson PTE Academic – score of 64 overall, with no component less than 64.
Prior to being made an offer, you will be invited to attend an online interview in order to assess your suitability for this course. You do not need to have identified a work placement to apply for this course.
As part of your application you will need to include the following information:
details of the organisation you hope to undertake your extended Workplace-Based Research and Development project (if known) including name, email address and telephone number of your contact
two references (one academic, one professional)
contact details in order for us to organise the online interview.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to programme through their degree, work experience or supporting statement.
For applicants meeting all of the above, motivation will be verified by programme team based on the supporting statement, emails or interview as required.
Read about visas, immigration and other information in International students. We recommend that international students apply as early as possible to ensure that they have time to apply for their visa.
University of Leeds Taught Admissions Policy 2023
- UK: £13,250 (total)
- International: £28,750 (total)
Read more about paying fees and charges.
For fees information for international taught postgraduate students, read Masters fees.
Fees for part-time courses are normally calculated based on the number of credits you study in a year compared to the equivalent full-time course. For example, if you study half the course credits in a year, you will pay half the full-time course fees for that year.
Additional cost information
There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs.
Scholarships and financial support
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.