Artificial Intelligence in the Biosciences MSc


Queen Mary University of London    School of Biological & Behavioural Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Biological Sciences (4) Computer Science (8)

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Are you a bioscience graduate looking to become a leader in the exciting field of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Look no further than the MSc Artificial Intelligence in the Biosciences programme at Queen Mary University. This innovative programme is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to apply AI methods in professional bioscience research and development environments. With no prior experience in computational methods required, you'll learn coding, advanced statistical methods, and the handling of large data sets. Benefit from hands-on experience in computer labs and projects, and learn from experts actively engaged in research. Don't miss out on the opportunity to study in London, the hub of the UK AI industry. Entry requirements include a 2:1 or above in a science subject such as Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or a related field. Graduates of this programme will have a competitive advantage in seeking employment in various sectors, including agro- and biotechnology, pharmaceutical companies, universities, and more.

About the course

Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools in the biosciences are rapidly expanding and bioscientists skilled in the methods and thinking in AI are in short supply. This programme aims to prepare bioscience graduates to become leaders in the application of AI methods in professional bioscience Research and Development workplace environments. It has been specifically designed to make AI and related computational techniques (machine learning, analysis of large data sets) accessible to biology and biomedical graduate students without any prior experience in computational methods.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in in a Science subject such as Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or a related subject.




Fees

Home: £14,250
Overseas: £26,750
EU/EEA/Swiss students: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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Where is Queen Mary University of London

Scholarships

The Scholarship is open to applications from all home students who hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme* for September 2024 and meet the following criteria:

A home fee student who had previously been eligible for funding via the Students Loan Company
Have achieved, or is predicted to achieve a high 2:1 or above at undergraduate level
Not previously completed a postgraduate programme
Priority will be given to students who also fulfil the following criteria:

Eligible for the full maintenance grant/loan i.e. have a household income level of £42,875 or below in the final year of their undergraduate study as assessed by Student Finance England or equivalent. You will need to supply evidence to demonstrate this by uploading your Student Finance Entitlement letter
Reside in a Home (not university accommodation) in ACORN group L, M, O, P or Q
For current Queen Mary final-year undergraduate students only: in receipt of the Queen Mary Bursary
Can effectively demonstrate how you intend to use the scholarship to overcome any barriers or contribute to the wider Queen Mary community.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4,000

Eligibility

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Masters Scholarship worth £4,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024.

The scholarships are intended to support students who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge by undertaking a taught postgraduate masters programme of study at Queen Mary University of London.


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Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Global Talent Scholarship worth £3,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024. The scholarship is available to all international students with an offer for an eligible programme, regardless of nationality, who meet the criteria.

The Global Talent Scholarships will be awarded automatically to self-funded international students with a UK first class honours degree (or equivalent) – there is no application or registration process. The scholarship will be deducted from a recipient’s tuition fees when they enrol at Queen Mary.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000

Eligibility

You must:
> Achieve a UK 1st Class Honours or equivalent in your undergraduate degree.
> Hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme for September 2024 intake.
> Have international fee status.


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