Aegean College IT School offers an innovative degree in Healthcare in collaboration with the University of Essex.

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The MSc in Healthcare aim to achieve the following:

  • Provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques of AI and how they can be applied in the healthcare domain.
  • Develop students’ skills in designing and implementing AI-based solutions to address challenges in healthcare.
  • Equip students with the knowledge and skills to evaluate the ethical, legal, and social implications of AI in healthcare.
  • Provide students with the practical experience of working on AI-based projects in healthcare settings.


Students can choose one of the following streams:

  • MSc in Artificial Intelligence (Data Analytics).
  • MSc in Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning).
  • MSc in Artificial Intelligence (Healthcare).
  • MSc in Artificial Intelligence (Future Governance).

  • The programme is offered in collaboration with the University of Essex, ‘University of the Year‘ at the Times Higher Education Awards 2018.
  • Essex is among the top 25 institutions in the UK for the quality of research.
  • Essex is ranked 56th in the Times Higher Education Awards 2023 global rankings.
  • The Aegean College IT School is member of the Oracle Academy allowing students to gain access to a vast library and get professional accreditations.
  • Open days and career development events.
  • Personal development planning tailored to every student.
  • Well-equipped computer labs.
  • Focus on e-commerce and other platforms.
  • Graduates may apply to the British Computing Society (BCS).

The postgraduate course is a two-year, divided in three phases, academic programme which provides students with all the necessary knowledge and abilities required for databases administrators and big data analysts.

  • Databases and SQL.
  • Data, Probability and Statistics.
  • Intro to AI and Machine Learning.
  • Biostatistics.

  • Health Optimisation.
  • Big Data for Health.
  • Model Optimisation.
  • AI Ethics.

  • Professional Practice and Research Methodology.
  • Postgraduate Dissertation.

Modern facilities, computer labs, libraries and classrooms ensure that the needs of students and academic staff are met.

Moreover, Postgraduate students will have access to Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Aegean Omiros College, with specialised BI Software (Tableau, QlikView, PowerBi) and all the required programming environments for the development of the algorithms and models.

More precisely, the laboratory is fully equipped with computers with appropriate software for the development of statistical models, machine learning algorithms and projector, and allows for access to AOC Moodle resources.

Graduates can seek employment in the following sectors:

  • Healthcare Industry: Graduates of MSc Artificial Intelligence (Healthcare) can work in the healthcare industry, particularly in hospitals, clinics, and medical research organizations. They can help develop and implement AI-based tools and systems to improve patient care, reduce costs, and enhance efficiency.
  • Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry: Graduates can also work in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, where they can apply their AI skills in drug discovery and development, clinical trials, and personalized medicine.
  • Medical Device Industry: Graduates can work in the medical device industry, where they can help develop and improve medical devices that incorporate AI technology, such as remote patient monitoring systems, wearable devices, and medical imaging tools.
  • Government and Regulatory Agencies: Graduates can work in government agencies and regulatory bodies, where they can help develop and enforce policies related to the use of AI in healthcare, data privacy, and patient safety.