University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Applied Bioinformatics

This course provides students with the advanced skills and knowledge needed to carry out research in the interface between computer science and biology; it specifically focuses on the applied element of bioinformatics, providing students with the opportunity to undertake their research project in areas such as food security (eg crops, farm animals and microbial pathogens) and bioenergy.

Entry requirements

2.1 (upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent) in a biological science or allied discipline; an A-level GCE or equivalent in mathematics or computer science is also highly recommended; relevant workplace experience may, in some circumstances, be accepted as qualification for entry to this course; IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); TOEFL IBT:87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 6,370 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sutton Bonington Campus Loughborough LE12 5RD East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559