Bioinformatics MSc-Diploma

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements Admission requires a 1st or 2nd class honours degree or its equivalent in a science or engineering subject area with some life sciences or computing content. Candidates holding less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the postgraduate diploma course. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work are at MSc level.
  • Academic title
    Bioinformatics MSc/Diploma
  • Course description

    This full-time course starts in mid September and lasts one year. The course can also be taken part-time over 2 years or as a 9 month postgraduate diploma.


    The MSc in Bioinformatics introduces Science graduates to the application of Information Technology to computational issues in the Life Sciences.  Students will acquire core skills in IT and Bioinformatics, will learn about the theoretical models underpinning both disciplines and will be well prepared for a career in this emerging discipline.


        * Applied Bioinformatics
        * Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agents
        * Ontologies and Algorithms in Bioinformatics


        * Biologically Inspired Computation
        * Databases and Information Systems
        * Data Mining & Machine Learning
        * Information Systems Methodologies
        * Molecular Biology for Bioinformatics
        * Software Engineering in Java

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