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Undergraduate subject

Population Health Data Science

30 November 2023
Population Health Data Science explores the relationships between the physical environment and people’s health.


Population Health Data Science


Population Health Data Science explores the relationships between the physical environment and our health by using data to find patterns and potential solutions to health problems.

This includes using geomapping health data for air quality in urban areas, mapping disease outbreaks in cities, and calculating traffic accidents.

Population Health Data Science

Population Health Data Science

What will my study involve?

  • Complete workshops using data science technologies, and a final-year project working alongside local organisations on public health issues.
  • Access to state-of-the-art computer and software labs with UC’s connections with Manawa Health Hub and research centres such as Te Taiwhenua o te Hauora | GeoHealth Laboratory.

Population Health Data Science

Career opportunities

Data scientists are in demand as it is an area of work that faces significant skills shortages globally. Study in Population Health Data Science provides you with a strong foundation in health sciences with data science methodologies.

With environmental and economic changes affecting the globe, your skills in this degree will help combat our rising health challenges and environmental contamination.

Career pathways could include:

  • health researcher
  • intelligence advisor
  • data scientist
  • disaster response advisor.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Data Science.

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