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Full time September MSc Full-time: 12 months
Biological Sciences (4) Computer Science (8)

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Unleash your potential in the field of Bioinformatics with the MSc programme at Nottingham. Tailored for students with a background in biological sciences, this course equips you with essential bioinformatics and data skills for diverse career paths in industry and research. Dive into Computational biology, Evolutionary genomics, Genomics, and more through hands-on learning methods like problem-based learning and project work. The programme's unique focus on programming methods, big data analysis, and sequence analysis sets you up for success in the rapidly evolving biological innovation landscape. With a strong emphasis on practical tasks and active research projects, you'll gain real-world experience to excel in bioinformatics careers. The course also offers individual careers support and a wide range of graduate destinations, including PhD opportunities. Join us with a 2:1 in biological or related sciences and embark on a rewarding journey in Bioinformatics.

About the course

Every field in life sciences has been transformed by the use of computers. Bioinformatics is a rapidly developing field within life sciences focused on developing methods and software tools to understand biological data. The ability to develop and apply computational methods to large and complex datasets will be a key driver of biological innovation in the next decades.

MSc Bioinformatics at Nottingham is aimed at students with a background in biological sciences who wish to develop skills in bioinformatics and data skills for industry, future research careers and more. The course is not aimed at students with a background in computer science.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 in biological or related sciences – qualifications in other fields will be judged on an individual basis by the course lead.


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Where is University of Nottingham
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