12 months
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18200 GBP/year
6650 GBP/year
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About

In the Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics course at Queen's University Belfast, you will be analysing clinical and ‘omics data in order to find complex patterns relating to patient response to treatments and prognosis. 

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Overview

In the Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics course at Queen's University Belfast , you will discover results that translate to the real world, through clinical trials or commercialisation. You will use your vision to find unique solutions to clinical and biological problems, and by the end of the degree you will be ready to work within a multidisciplinary team alongside bioinformaticians, biologists and clinicians from the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research, the Welcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, and the Centre for Public Health.

Career Prospects 

The rapid production of 'omics' data within medicine and the life sciences has meant that individuals with analytical experience in this field are highly sought after. Recent graduates have gone on to work in industry in companies such as Almac Diagnostics, Biokinetic Europe and Fios Genomics and some have gone onto further PHD level research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Gene Expression
  • Genomics and Human Disease
  • Scientific Programming and Statistical Computing
  • Health and Biomedical Informatics and the Exposome
  • Systems Medicine: From Molecules to Populations
  • Applied Genomics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a Natural Science subject, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a relevant medical or life sciences subject (e.g. Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Physics or Statistics). A medical (MB) or dental degree (BDS) is also considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £6,650
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £6,650
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £7,470
  • EU Other - £18,200
  • International - £18,200

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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