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Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a rewarding journey with the Bioinformatics - MSc programme at the University of Leicester. This one-year full-time course is tailored for biological sciences graduates, equipping you with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential for a successful career in the dynamic field of bioinformatics. Delve into a curriculum comprising taught modules, guided research, and a hands-on four-month project placement in industry or research settings. Accredited by prestigious bodies such as the British Computer Society and the Institute of Biomedical Science, this programme stands out for its comprehensive approach to gene and genome analysis, proteins, bioinformatics programming, and more. The course offers a unique opportunity to work on a Linux laptop provided by the university, which becomes yours upon completion. With a focus on cutting-edge research and industry-relevant skills, this programme ensures you are well-prepared for the high-demand bioinformatics sector. Entry requirements include a 2:2 degree in Biological Sciences or related discipline, with consideration for relevant industry experience. Join us and unlock your potential in the exciting world of bioinformatics.

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The Bioinformatics - MSc course at the University of Leicester is a one-year full-time course for biological sciences graduates which will equip you with the theoretical and practical analytical skills necessary for a career in this multidisciplinary field. The course comprises taught modules and guided research, and culminates in a four-month project placement in industry, a research institute or a University of Leicester research lab. The course is taught by staff from the Department of Genetics, the Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, and the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences. The course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute for IT, and is a BCS accredited course. The course is also accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).The course is also accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

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Entry Requirements

2:2 degree (or equivalent) in Biological Sciences or related discipline. We will also consider appropriate experience in industry.




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