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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Biological sciences are more data driven than ever before and bioinformatics is now central to modern biological research. This programme will teach you how to analyse, integrate, visualise and manipulate large datasets, make new discoveries and reveal new insights in biological sciences.

  • Strong foundation for careers which have excellent employment prospects, such as in biotechnology, life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors
  • No programming experience needed – learn to manage data using industry-standard technologies such as Python and R
  • Intensive training in high-demand data science skills applicable to software development, data analytics and finance
  • Six-month research project in a leading research group, with opportunities to publish scientific papers
  • Enjoy our extensive network of academic and industrial collaborators around the UK and in Europe

Facilities

  • Linux computer lab
  • Apocrita – Queen Mary’s high performance computing cluster
  • Brand new Graduate Centre, offering purpose-built study spaces and an exclusive rooftop common room
  • Think Pod – an interactive collaboration space with presentation, recording and video conferencing facilities
  • Access to some of London’s outstanding facilities including the British Library, Senate House Library and Copac

Career paths

During your studies you'll have access to support at every stage in your degree, including one-to-one academic guidance, tailored workshops, and external guest speakers. Graduates of this course are well-placed to progress onto PhD research or careers in industry, consultancy and conservation.

Graduates from this course have progressed to:

  • Software Engineer/Bioinformatician at European Bioinformatics Institute
  • Informatics Assistant at Blizard Institute
  • PhD Student at Queen Mary University of London
  • Bioinformatics PhD Researcher at UCL Cancer Institute

Application deadline

09 September 2022

Tuition fees

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£ 27,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    135 60%

    37th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73.0 73%

    33rd

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    79th

    19

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