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Bioinformatics - Systems Biology

Ghent University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1862 EUR/year
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About

The bachelor degree in Bioinformatics - Systems Biology at Ghent University gives you the optimal background to become a bioinformatics engineer.

Overview

Key facts

As bioinformatics engineer, you are skilled in developing new algorithms and complex software implementations, primarily focusing on, but equally applicable outside the bioinformatics domain. 

You will follow a module of ‘biologically oriented’ courses (9 credits) that will provide you with the basic domain knowledge to understand a data-driven biological problem. However, the major part of your curriculum (engineering module of 42 credits) will focus on advanced engineering and computer science techniques that elaborate on an already advanced knowledge obtained during your bachelor.

With a bachelor degree in Bioinformatics - Systems Biology at Ghent University, you can decide to become a bioinformatics scientist/bioengineer. A bioinformatics scientists applies (bio)informatics tools and techniques to understand a biological system or to solve an innovative research question.

Career

Technological advances have turned biology in a data-driven science. The avalanche of molecular data enables key discoveries in biology, ecology and molecular evolution, drives innovation in biotech and pharma industry and supports medical and governmental decision making. However, the power of using these data for innovation depends on interdisciplinary skills to analyse, integrate and interpret the data. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Genomics
  • Applied High-throughput Analysis
  • Genome Biology
  • Integrative Biology
  • Capita Selecta in Bioinformatics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Diploma equivalence of international bachelor's degree students will be checked by the OC on the base of their individual dossier.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1862 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1862 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    962 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 962 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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