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Bioinformatics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #98 (QS) , MA,
The emphasis of the MS in Bioinformatics program is preparation for mid-level industrial positions in bioinformatics, and the MS degree constitutes a “Pre-professional MS.”

About

In order to receive a master’s degree, students must demonstrate mastery of the core subject matter. Requirements include the satisfactory completion of the core coursework with no lower than a “B” in each course and an internship where students demonstrate a working knowledge of computational methods available to the modern bioinformatician. Upon completion of the internship, each student is required to submit a written and oral report on the internship experience.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Molecular Biology 
  • Computational Biology: Genomes, Networks, Evolution 
  • Biological Database Systems
  • Physical Chemistry for Systems Biology
  • Bioinformatics Graduate Seminar 
  • Bioinformatics Internship

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 12 months
          • Credits
            32 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:

            550

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          • Minimum required score:

            7

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          Academic Requirements

          General Requirements

          Application Requirements:
          • Transcripts
          • Three recommendations
          • Personal statement/statement of purpose
          • Resume/CV

          If you are not a citizen of the United States or do not hold official United States Permanent Residency status, you will need to provide the following additional information with your application:

          • Certified English translations of all transcripts and academic records.  
          • Official score report sent directly from a testing organization which meets the minimum requirements for English Proficiency 

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            52816 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 26408 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
          • National

            52816 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 26408 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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          Living costs for Boston

          • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
            Living Costs

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