Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics

The programme aims to provide students, with a background in computational or life sciences, to move across to a new area of discovery, technology and applications and build a career pathway with highly sought after skills and knowledge in bioinformatics.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the university in a natural science subject, mathematics, computer science, or a relevant medical subject (eg genetics, molecular biology, biomedical sciences). The programme is open to graduates in computer science, life sciences, physics or statistics. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 taken within the last 2 years, with not less than 6.0 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Bioimaging informatics; computational diagnostics; genomics and human disease; research project: dissertation; scientific programming and statistical computing; statistical learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework.

Sponsorship information

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast are offering a limited number of studentships to cover international fees only for a one year full time Masters commencing October 2013.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,220 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,220 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,220 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,220 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,220 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate and Professional Development Office
Telephone number: 
028 9097 2615