Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University


This course is designed to enable students with a degree in bioinformatics to undertake extended research into a specific interest area of their choice. The course gives students the skills to provide solutions to solve biological problems, with a large focus on how to solve real world issues.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) in a biological or computing subject; applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications may also be considered; international students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing) or TOEFL iBT 83 (with minimum reading:18, listening:17, speaking: 20, writing: 17); other English language qualifications may be taken into consideration.

Course modules

Core modules: statistics for bioinformatics; research methods; research project. Optional modules: bioinformatics and molecular genetics; machine learning; medical informatics; advanced genome analysis; systems biology; software engineering 2.

Assessment methods

You will undertake self guided and formal assessments, including written assignments, tests, formal examinations and poster presentations to test your acquisition of Master's level knowledge and skills.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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