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

Key information

PG Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927