Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Computational Systems Biology

This course provides specialist skills in core systems biology with a focus on the development of computational and mathematical research skills. It specialises in computational design, providing essential computing and engineering skills that allow students to develop software to program biological systems. Our course is designed for students from both biological and computational backgrounds. Prior experience with computers or computer programming is not required. Students with mathematical, engineering or other scientific backgrounds are also welcome to apply.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in any biological science-based subject (such as genetics, biochemistry or biology), or a 2.1 Honours degree in any computing science or maths based subject. Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications will be consider on an individual basis, provided they have significant industrial or professional experience in a biological or computer science related area; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Admissions Secretary, School of Computing Science
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8072