Research course

Bioinformatics

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A degree with first or 2nd-class honours in Biological Sciences or a related scientific discipline, or an equivalent qualification; also, non-graduates with several years' appropriate industrial experience. Overseas applicants will be required to demonstrate their level of proficiency in the English language.

Months of entry

January

Course content

To enable biological sciences graduates to acquire bioinformatics skills for a career in the post-genomics era. The course comprises taught modules and guided research, and culminates in a four-month project placement in industry, research institute or university research laboratory.

Department specialisms

The course is hosted in the internationally renowned School of Biological Sciences, famous amongst other things for discovering DNA fingerprinting rated Excellent in research (RAE 5*/5) and teaching.

Information for international students

See: www.le.ac.uk/graduateoffice/pgprospectus/international.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Ralf Schmid
Email
biochemistry@le.ac.uk
Phone
0116 229 7023
Fax
0116 229 7018