Designed to develop the key skills of a bioinformatics in computer science graduates or talented graduates of life science based subjects the MSc Computational Bioinformatics course is the ideal route into a career in this developing area of science.
Bioinformatics is fundamental to the future development of biological science and is a rapidly developing area.
The University of Wolverhampton has a highly successful Brain Tumour UK neuro-oncology research centre and this course is designed to integrate with research in this area to show applications of bioinformatics to medicine.
The course covers key areas of information retrieval, creation and advancement of databases, algorithms, computational and statistical techniques to solve the practical problems of handling experimental data.
We offer an introduction to the genetic basis of oncology and disease to enable you to understand the needs of medical research scientists.
The course has both group and individual research projects to develop professional skills for a future successful career.
Normally, you should have a minimum second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Computer Science associated. You may also be accepted with lesser qualifications if you can demonstrate relevant laboratory experience and knowledge (through APA/APEL) . On occasion we will condider applicants with exceptional Biological backgrounds.English competence for international applicants should be in-line with University requirements for Masters-level taught degrees (IELTS currently 7.0).
Recipient: University of Wolverhampton
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