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MPhil in Computational Biology


University of Cambridge Faculty of Mathematics

Full time October Other 11 months

About the course

The MPhil in Computational Biology course is aimed at introducing students in the biological, mathematical and physical sciences to quantitative aspects of modern biology and medicine, including bioinformatics. The course has been developed by the Cambridge Computational Biology Institute and is run by the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

The course is intended for mathematicians, computer scientists and others wishing to learn about the subject in preparation for a PhD course or a career in industry. It is also suitable for students with a first degree in biosciences as long as they have strong quantitative skills (which should be documented in the application).

Core modules are in bioinformatics, scientific programming with R, genomics, systems

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

II.i honours degree in biology, mathematics, physics, computer science or a related subject, or its equivalent


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