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MSc Bioinformatics

Gain expertise in bioinformatics and explore the fusion of biology with data analytics. This online MSc from the University of Birmingham prepares you for advanced research or careers in the burgeoning field of bioinformatics.

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  • Level

    Masters Degree
  • Duration

    2.5 Years
  • Language

    English
  • Total Tuition Fee

    £17,030

MSc Bioinformatics

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2.5 Years

  • Total tuition fee

    £17,030

    Advance your knowledge of bioinformatics with the University of Birmingham

    Dive into the world of bioinformatics with the University of Birmingham’s online MSc, a programme that is an amalgamation of biological science and data analysis which aims to tackle today’s most pressing health challenges.

    Across two and a half years, you’ll immerse yourself in modules ranging from genomics, machine learning, and health data analytics, culminating in a dissertation that applies your knowledge to real-world issues.

    Forge ahead in health informatics and computational biology

    You'll gain insights from the Centre for Computational Biology, closely linked with University Hospitals Birmingham and a key player in the 100,000 Genomes Project.

    The entry requirements for the 2024/2025 academic year are as follows:

    • An upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution in life sciences, biomedical sciences, mathematics, computer science, or another relevant quantitative subject.

    • Candidates with lower grades may be considered based on work experience in a related field.

    English language requirements:

    • Non-native English speakers will need one of the following English language qualifications at the grades specified: An up-to-date English language certificate.
    • IELTS Academic: total 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each component.
    • TOEFL-iBT (including Home Edition): total 92 with at least 20 in each component.

    This programme aims to enhance your grasp of bioinformatics, bridging data science with biological insights.

    • Master the principles and applications of bioinformatics, from data analysis to genomics.
    • Apply computational techniques to biological datasets, enhancing research and clinical outcomes.
    • Navigate the ethical considerations of bioinformatics research in biology-related fields.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of statistical modelling and machine learning in bioinformatics.
    • Utilise bioinformatics tools for health data analytics, contributing to advancements in medical science.
    • Collaborate effectively across disciplines, enriching bioinformatics projects with diverse perspectives.
    • Communicate your bioinformatics findings clearly, bridging the gap between complex data and actionable insights.

    Prepare to advance your career with a robust foundation in bioinformatics, supported by the University of Birmingham’s comprehensive curriculum and real-world application through the 100,000 Genomes Project.

    MSc Bioinformatics

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2.5 Years

  • Total tuition fee

    £17,030

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