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Applied Bioinformatics

Cranfield University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20500 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

The Applied Bioinformatics offered by the Cranfield University aims to equip graduate scientists with the computational skills and awareness needed to process, analyse and interpret the vast amounts of biological data now becoming available. 

Overview

The Applied Bioinformatics offered by the Cranfield University course is equally suitable for candidates from life sciences disciplines who aim to gain the programming and computational skills through this course, and graduates with IT/computer science background who want to gain the molecular biology understanding to become bioinformaticians.

On completion of this course, you will be able to apply information technology and computational techniques to process genomic and genetic data, as well as developing novel drug discovery and diagnostic tools.

Additionally, you will gain the skills to design and implement software tools and databases using the latest advances in standalone and web-based technologies to fulfil the need of the research community.

Your career

Bioinformatics is a fast-growing field that offers progressive career opportunities for forward-thinking people who are ready to grasp the challenge; people who understand both the biological and computing aspects of this science.

Our MSc opens doors to careers in industry, public research establishments and university research.The multidisciplinary nature of our course has allowed our students to follow diverse career paths in various medical-related sectors.

Programme Structure

Taught modules 40%, Group project 20%, Individual project 40%

Audience

 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place. 

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in a life science, computer-science subject or candidates with appropriate professional experience.
  • The course is suitable for new graduates from a computer-science, life science or technology background who are interested in a career within the field of bioinformatics. The course is also ideal for professionals already working in the industry who would like to train to further their careers. 
  • The course is available on a full and part-time basis offering flexibility and support for those who wish to train whilst remaining in employment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

EU:

  • MSc Part-time: £1,635

Funding

  • GREAT China Scholarship
  • The Cranfield Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance England
  • Santander MSc Scholarship
  • Chevening Scholarships
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • Future Finance Student Loans 
  • Cranfield Postgraduate Loan Scheme (CPLS)

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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