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University College London, United Kingdom
Language course is: English
Focus: Computational Biology
Target audience education / assumed knowledge: A Level Maths Recommended
Educational certification/accreditation status: None
Professional certification/accreditation status: None
Degree Offered: Certificate of completion issued with CPD points accredited by R (6-12 mths)

Key characteristics of program:
SysMIC is an online course in coding, modelling & data analysis for bioscience researchers.<br />
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The module includes access to a comprehensive range of resources including course textbook, assignments, webinars and self-test quizzes, with dedicated module tutors who provide individual support through online forums.<br />
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Participants will become confident in using the Python, R and MATLAB platforms, developing interdisciplinary skills that will make them more effective researchers with the confidence to develop and apply computational techniques in modelling and data analysis to their own work.<br />
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Our materials were designed by bioscientists, for bioscientists and are focused on biological applications, and practical approaches that let participants develop coding and analysis skills while working in familiar contexts.<br />
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The module has a fully flexible format. We recommend 5 hours of study a week over a 6 month period, which has been shown to fit well with the varying workload of research commitments, offering participants the opportunity to study at a time and pace that suits them.<br />
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We are a well established and recognized course. Each year we welcome over 300 participants from across the UK research community who come from a wide range of academic (and industrial) backgrounds, and the module is approved by the Royal Society of Biology's CPD points scheme.<br />
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Module 1 registrations are held twice yearly in April and November. Discounted rates are available for PhD students and group bookings. <br />
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To apply for a place or for further information please contact us at: sysmic-team@sysmic.ac.uk
Program Goals:
Sysmic.ac.uk provides a comprehensive online course in the interdisciplinary skills which are increasingly important to cutting edge biological research.

Additional Information
Year Program Established: 2012
Course/tuition costs: £1,500 per module
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: No

Average number of applicants per year: 300
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 300
Average number of incoming students per year: 300
Average number of graduates per year: 0

Program URL: http://sysmic.ac.uk/home.html
Syllabus URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0U0welVjMc&feature=youtu.be
Contact Person: Hannah ( [javascript protected email address])

Last updated: Dec 02, 2020

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