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MSc Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

University/Institute: Manchester
Location: United Kingdom - Manchester
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:

This programme combines coursework in bioinformatics and computer science, with online interactive bioinformatics tutorials, mini research projects and longer summer dissertations.

For a flavour of the online tutorial, see http://www.ember.man.ac.uk/login.php

Program Goals:

Graduates will have a broad understanding of bioinformatics and systems biology, and will have developed practical skills in specific research areas. They will be able to critically assess scientific papers and will have developed skills in scientific communication. They will also have developed basic programming, data-management and data-analysis skills, sufficient to prepare them for a research career.


Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2018
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: No
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 20
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 10
Average number of incoming students per year: 6
Average number of graduates per year: 6

Program URL: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/08854/bioinformatics-and-systems-biology-msc/
Syllabus URL: http://www.ls.manchester.ac.uk/masterscourses/courses/bioinformatics/coursestructure/

Contact Person: Dr Jean-Marc Schwartz ( Jean-marc.Schwartz@manchester.ac.uk )

Last updated: Dec 01, 2017

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