Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

University College Cork


Course Name Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCBCB
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: Non-EU Closing Date: 15 June

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Duration 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years
Course Fee

Expand+The EU fee for this course is €6,130; €3,130 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,130 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €18,500.

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Entry Requirements

• Entrants to the programme must be holders of a minimum Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8), or equivalent qualification, in a discipline with a significant element of Mathematics, Statistics, Engi...

Course Content

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Our MSc in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology is a one-year full-time (or two years part-time) taught masters course commencing in September.

Bioinformatics is a fast-growing field at the intersection of biology, mathematics, a...

Subjects Taught

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This programme may be taken full-time over 12 months or part-time over 24 months from the date of first registration for the programme. The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over two years.
This MSc pro...

Assessment Method There are exams for most of the taught modules, usually in December and May, of each of the two Semesters, while certain modules also have a continuous assessment element. The research project starts in June and finishes towards the end of September, followed by an oral thesis presentation in the middle of October Part-time students will carry out their research project during the summer of their second academic year.
Careers or Further Progression

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Our graduates offer a unique set of interdisciplinary skills making them highly attractive to employers at universities, research centres and in industry. Many research institutes have dedicated bioinformatics groups, ...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Marcus Claesson
+ 353 21 490 1390
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