The MPhil in Biological Science (Sanger Institute) offered by the University of Cambridge aims to provide research opportunities in the field of genomic science that reflect the unique nature of Sanger Institute science, with an emphasis on large-scale, high-throughput approaches and the development of a blend of wet-lab and computational skills.
Applicants will generally have a bioscience background, but applicants with a computational or mathematical background can also apply.
Learning OutcomesBy the end of the MPhil, students will be expected to have acquired a detailed understanding of the relevant areas of genomics that underlie their research project and write a thesis on their work. They will also be expected to have attended courses or lectures on general research and transferable skills, covering subjects such as bioinformatics, statistics, ethics, research integrity, scientific writing and presentation skills, together with the Institute’s Graduate Student Lecture Series and student journal club.
- Students are supervised by their faculty member and postdoctoral scientists within the team. Discussions are provided on a daily basis at the bench and weekly during lab meetings and journal clubs.
- The Institute also aims to provide students with general research and transferable skills training in addition to training in their specific research area.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesBiology Statistics Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 476 other Masters in Biology in United Kingdom
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- Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree
- Two academic references
- Evidence of competence in English
International33972 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33972 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9111 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9111 GBP per year during 12 months.
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