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Computational Biology

Cork Institute of Technology

M.Sc.
18 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
5507 EUR/year
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Since the structure of DNA was discovered over half a century ago, the amount of data gathered by biotech researchers has grown exponentially. Apply now for this Cork Institute of Technology programme in Computational Biology.

Overview

Since the structure of DNA was discovered over half a century ago, the amount of data gathered by biotech researchers has grown exponentially. Software has now become one of the main tools used by biologists to make sense of genomics and related data. CIT's MSc in Computational Biology provides graduates with the interdisciplinary skills needed by research institutes and industry to conduct this research.

Learning outcomes

This MSc Computational Biology at Cork Institute of Technology builds on the recognised international research record of CITs biotech researchers. The course runs over three semesters and includes a choice of modules and an industry related research project or placement. Entry requirements include an honours degree in Biological Sciences, Computing or a related discipline.

The course is designed to offer Bioscience and Computer Science graduates the opportunity to develop their knowledge of computing technologies, computational biology and statistics and apply this to the solution of life science problems.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Structural Biology
  • Databases and Ontologies
  • Appln Dev for Biosciences 
  • Bioinformatics 
  • Molecular Biol for Comp Sc 
  • IT Systems Engineering
  • Biostatistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

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.
80
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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Degree Equivalent with a grade of at least 2.2
  • Some courses require a grade of 2.1 and upwards so please check specific couse page
  • English Language equivalent (if applicable). 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      12000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
    • EU/EEA

      5507 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5507 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.

    Funding

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