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Bioinformatics - masters programme

University/Institute: University of Skovde, Sweden
Location: Sweden - Skovde
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Computer Science
Degree Offered: MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (< 1 year)MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The curriculum of this program consists of a balanced mix of course modules in bioinformatics and computer programming. It is possible to change some of the courses, in order to accommodate students with different backgrounds (biology or computer science). In total, students take four taught course modules and in addition do a research-oriented masters thesis project. The university has an active bioinformatics research group, as well as research groups in biomedicine and molecular biology, which offers many opportunities for getting involved in departmental research during the masters thesis project.

Program Goals:

Graduates from the programme will have a broad understanding of the field of bioinformatics, in combination with deeper expert knowledge on a specific application area. The curriculum also includes training in the scientific process and the reading and writing of scientific articles. Graduates from the programme are well-prepared for taking up PhD studies in the field.

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2000
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

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

Program URL: http://www.his.se/bioinformatics
Syllabus URL: http://www.his.se/bioinformatics

Contact Person: Dan Lundh ( dan.lundh@his.se )

Last updated: Apr 27, 2015

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