- Have first class knowledge and capabilities for a career in life science research and in expert duties in the public and private sectors
- Competence to work as a member of a group of experts
- Have understanding of the regulatory and ethical aspects of scientific research
- Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills for employment in an international and interdisciplinary professional setting
- Understand the general principles of mathematical modelling, computational, probabilistic and statistical analysis of biological data, and be an expert in one specific specialisation area of the LSI programme
- Understand the logical reasoning behind experimental sciences and be able to critically assess research-based information
- Have mastered scientific research, making systematic use of investigation or experimentation to discover new knowledge
- Have the ability to report results in a clear and understandable manner for different target groups
- Have good opportunities to continue your studies for a doctoral degree
After completing the Master Programme in Life Science Informatics (LSI), you have excellent opportunities to apply and perform postgraduate studies either at the University of Helsinki, at other universities in Finland, or abroad. As a graduate, you can also find employment, for example, in health sector enterprises, such as bioindustry.
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The Master’s Programme in Life Science Informatics has six study tracks:
- Algorithmic bioinformatics
- Applied bioinformatics
- Biostatistics and bioinformatics
- Eco-evolutionary Informatics
- Systems biology and medicine
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Application period: 1 December- 15 January
DisciplinesBiology Informatics & Information Sciences Ecology View 31 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in Finland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You have completed by 31 July a first-cycle degree (e.g., bachelor’s degree) or second-cycle degree (e.g., master’s degree) or a postgraduate degree in Finland or abroad.
- You have completed or will complete studies required for the master’s programme by 11 January.
- You are able to demonstrate your proficiency in English, Finnish or Swedish.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the area and pursue their studies in English, are liable to pay tuition fees.
- Fully Funded Grant (Tuition fee + 10 000 EUR)
- Full Tuition fee Grant
- Study Grant (10 000 EUR)
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.