University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

This course is changing as high throughput biological data collection becomes more Systems oriented. This means that employers are looking for people able to work across the traditional disciplines. The course reflects these exciting developments, providing an integrated programme taught by researchers at the forefront of fields spanning Bioinformatics, Genomics and Systems Biology.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold (or be about to obtain) a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from the United Kingdom, or the overseas equivalent, in a biological, medical, physical or computing sciences subject, with sufficient evidence in relevant modules taken. Exceptional applicants with a 2.2 with some research experience or equivalence would also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Bioinformatics; programming skills; computational systems biology; experimental design and statistics; research project 1 and research project 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written reports, coursework and exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

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