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Computational Biology

University/Institute: National University of Singapore (NUS)
Location: Singapore - Singapore
Focus: Computational Biology
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: None
Degree Offered: BS/BSc/BA/B.Eng (< 1 year)BS/BSc/BA/B.Eng

Key characteristics of program:

A joint program offered by the Faculty of Science and the School of Computing, with a B.Sc or a B.Comp in Computational Biology. The program combines foundational coursework in life sciences, computer science, and mathematics and statistics with advanced coursework and research opportunities in computational biology and bioinformatics.

Program Goals:

This programme aims to provide a multidisciplinary education that would produce graduates who would be equally at ease with algorithm design, mathematical and statistical analysis as they would be with biochemistry, biology/genetics, and wet-lab know-how. Graduates from the programme will be equipped for a career in the fast-paced pharmaceutical, biomedical or biotechnology industries. They could also pursue graduate studies in bioinformatics.

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2004
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 12
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 12
Average number of incoming students per year: 9
Average number of graduates per year: 3

Program URL: http://www.science.nus.edu.sg/undergraduate-studies/ugprog/primary-majors/174-undergraduate/ugprog/554-computational-biology

Contact Person: program administration, computat ( compbio@nus.edu.sg )

Last updated: May 26, 2016

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