Independent research on an approved topic as determined by the supervisor(s) and leading to a thesis is required. The main supervisor must be a member or an associate member of the Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. This programme consists of a 100% thesis.
After completion of Stellenbosch University's Bioinformatics and Computational Biology programme research you must submit a thesis for examination to the satisfaction of the appointed examiners and do an oral examination. See also section 2.2 in this chapter for general information on the MSc degree in the Faculty of Science.
- Thesis Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
- 24 months
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DisciplinesBiology Computer Sciences Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 21 other Masters in Computer Sciences in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A BScHons degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or Molecular Biology or;
- An applicable BScHons degree in a biological field or;
- A BScHons degree in Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Statistics or;
- An applicable BScHons degree in a Mathematics-related field or;
- Any other academic degree qualification and appropriate experience (assessed using the regular RPL procedures) approved by the Senate
- Depending on your previous training and experience, the Postgraduate Committee of the Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology may prescribe additional studies.
International988 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 988 EUR per year during 24 months.
National988 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 988 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Stellenbosch
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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