Imperial College London
Bioinformatics and Theoretical Systems Biology
The course enables students' development in multidisciplinary research at the interface between the life sciences and physical sciences; enable students to bridge the gap that can exist between these disciplines because of differences in perspective, methodology and vocabulary.
An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in relevant subject; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.
Modules include: Bioinformatics 1 (an introduction to genomes, proteomics and modern issues in biology); computing - c++, java and perl, an introduction to program design and command line computing in a Unix shell; mathematics and statistical inference (high level algorithms and the analysis of large datasets); bioinformatics 2.
Assessment is based on completion of research projects.
Course eligible for funding by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) under the Doctoral Training Account.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,200 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 26,100 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|South Kensington Campus||Kensington and Chelsea||SW7 2AZ||South East|
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