University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Bioinformatics

This course 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 course 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,900 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0131 651 7052