University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Post-Genomic Science

This course provides training in cutting-edge techniques, encompassing genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics. Students will gain hands-on experience of next-generation sequencing and mass spectrometry, and learn basic computer programming, scripting and statistics for analysing large data sets. Research projects are available within internationally recognised laboratories.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, such as Life Sciences, or in Computer Science/Mathematical Sciences where the student has demonstrated experience in life sciences. Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degrees with previous work experience in post-genomics/bioinformatics are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core modules: Programming for life sciences; introduction to research; MSc research project; optional modules; informatics for life sciences; research methods and applications in biological sciences; post-genomic technologies in biological research; genome bioinformatics; proteome bioinformatics; object oriented software development; advanced statistics for biological research; statistics for biological research.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,300 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 15,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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