Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Bioinformatics and Genetic Epidemiology

This course intends to develop the appropriate complementary skills to provide students with the multidisciplinary genetic epidemiological and bioinformatic skill-set required to work effectively in the post genomic era. It offers knowledge and expertise in computational and statistical biosciences for careers in academic research, biotechnology, the pharmaceutical and health care industries.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification, in a relevant subject such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, medicine, psychology or a bioscience such as biology, molecular biology, microbiology. Applicants must have an interest and basic ability in computers or statistics. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (580 or 237 computer-based test).

Assessment methods

Assessment of modules is by a combination of examination and project assessments. The MSc also requires successful completion of a written dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Funding Opportunities: A Cancer Research UK (CRUK) bursary is available for this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,780 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,780 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,780 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Heath Park Campus Cardiff CF14 4XN Wales

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