Taught course

Computational Biology

Institution
University of Cambridge · School of the Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

Upper second class degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject such as mathematics, computing, biology, physical sciences or medicine.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The 11-month course is aimed at introducing students to bioinformatics and other quantitative aspects of modern biology and medicine. It will also provide a grounding in business management and the management of technology and innovation. It is intended both for those whose first degree is in biology, and for mathematicians, computer scientists and others wishing to learn about the subject in preparation for a PhD course or a career in industry and commerce.

Information for international students

Overseas students who are applying for one year postgraduate courses may apply to the Cambridge Trusts for funding. Please see the online graduate prospectus at www.admin.cam.ac.uk/univ/gsprospectus

Fees and funding

We are likely to have a limited number of research council or other funded studentships available on a fees and maintenance basis to home students, and on a fees only basis for EU students.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
11 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment85
Creative work15

Course contact details

Name
M Phil Admissions Secretary
Email
compbio@damtp.cam.ac.uk
Phone
01223 760414
Fax
01223 765900