Bioinformatics

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £18,940
Domestic tuition: £8,160

Program overview

The Bioinformatics programme at Bradford includes training in experimental techniques that complements commonly used data acquisition methods in a broad range of investigative scenarios. This is designed to provide a basic training in the principles of bioinformatics, followed by coverage of the advanced level of knowledge and training required relevant to large-scale data mining and processing, including programming and scripting via command line and the Galaxy interface. A key feature of the MSc programme at Bradford is that students are able to learn the theoretical knowledge of bioinformatics with a practical training in experimental techniques that are commonly used in biomedical sciences. This is designed to enable students to become knowledgeable in genomics, proteomics transcriptomics and metagenomics so that they can apply bioinformatics approaches in a broad range of real world employment scenarios aimed at improving human health, both in industry as well as in healthcare organisations.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

2:2 or above in any aspect of the Biological Sciences or Biosciences or related Life Sciences courses. A medical degree would also be appropriate.

Career opportunities

The university collaborates with industry partners through our Industry Advisory Board and their input shapes the curriculum, ensuring you gain the skills employers in the sector value and that are currently in short supply. You’ll have the opportunity to work on and contribute to real life research projects whilst you’re studying.

Campus location

Bradford , United Kingdom