University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is about the application of computer-based approaches to understanding biological processes. Our programme will introduce you to the current methods used to interpret the vast amounts of data generated by modern high-throughput technologies. The aim of this MSc is to equip you with a strong background in biology, plus the computing skills and knowledge necessary to navigate the vast wealth of modern biological data. On completing this programme you will be able to take up PhD studies or bioinformatics posts in academia or in industry. The programme covers programming skills, statistical analysis and database science as well as bioinformatics. Option courses allow you to specialise in several aspects of bioinformatics.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 30,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (England) 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (EU) 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 30,700 per Year 1 (International) 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 15,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
MSc Administrator in Biological Sciences
Telephone number: 
1316505988