Taught course

Bioinformatics

Institution
University of Leicester · Faculty of Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A degree with a 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.

Information for international students

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

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations19
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Research projects61

Course contact details

Name
Dr Ralf Schmid
Email
biochemistry@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 229 7023
Fax
+44 (0)116 229 7018