MSc HMDA: Master of Science in Health and Medical Data Analytics


This two-year programme offered by four top European universities prepares students to succeed in an emerging field at the intersection of health informatics, data science and digitalisation.

You will be equipped with knowledge of entrepreneurship in this highly selective programme, which  gives you innovation and business skills alongside your training in medical data analytics, helping you become a leader in healthcare innovation.



What you get

Curriculum details

The two-year programme can be taken in an online or blended format and is offered by four European universities, each with its own area of specialisation: 

  • Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany – Medical signal processing
  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain – Analysis of clinical data
  • Técnico Superior de Lisboa, Portugal – Bioinformatics and clinical data processing
  • Université Grenoble Alpes, France – Clinical analysis for precision medicine

You will achieve competencies in data science, in areas such as; acquisition, storing, pre-processing and modelling. The programme also includes modules in innovation and entrepreneurship tailored to healthcare, allowing you to identify opportunities and execute a project from the business perspective. 

You will be required to undertake more than one educational programme and study at more than one university.

Key details


Online or blended


  • FAU: Free of charge
  • UPM: €47.39 per ECTS credit (total 120 ECTS
  • UL: €1,063.47 per year
  • UGA: €256 per year for national and higher fees for international students


120 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) credits

Key dates:

Registration deadlines

  • FAU: 1 February 2021-15 July 2021
  • UPM: 1 February 2021-30 June 2021
  • UL: 15 May 2021-15 June 2021
  • UGA: 1 March-30 April 2021

Course dates

  • FAU: 1 October 2021–31 March 2022
  • UPM: still setting dates
  • UL: 27 September 2021-1 March 2022
  • UGA: First semester: 6 September 2021-mid January 2022; second semester: mid January-end of June 2022

Who should apply

You must be admitted and enrolled in one of the partner universities. You will then be asked to pass a second admission, which will be judged according to the following weighted criteria:

  • 20% Suitability of acquired Bachelor’s degree
  • 30% Academic achievements (quality and recognition of home university)
  • 25% Professional, extra-curricular and entrepreneurial experience
  • 25% General motivation and innovation potential (soft skills)

Ready to apply?

Applications for the Master of Science in Health and Medical Data Analytics are currently closed.

Find out more about other EIT Health Education programmes that arre currently taking applications. 


Meet the team

Find out more

You can find additional information on the courses dedicated website here.