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PG Cert Clinical Bioinformatics

University of Manchester

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    This course is delvered through 12 months part time online mode.

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course overview

Our fully-online PGCert is a practical, clinically-focused course aimed at providing the necessary skills to produce high quality bioinformatic workflows to analyse and interpret clinical genomic data.

Studying units such as next generation sequencing and an introduction to programming, you’ll extend your knowledge of critical methods of genomic analysis.

You will learn how to:

  • understand the theory and practice of clinical bioinformatics;
  • develop a critical understanding of how data is generated by clinical genomic laboratories;
  • use this information and how it can be logically and systematically employed to deliver effective clinical management of genetic conditions;
  • contribute to innovation, change and service developments in clinical science at both the laboratory and institutional levels.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for a range of healthcare professionals including bioscientists, clinicians, computer scientists, informaticians, clinical scientists. This course is designed to develop your knowledge in this new field and enhance your career.

Where will it take me?

Successful graduates of this course will gain the skills and knowledge to pursue and develop a career or hone a specialism in clinical bioinformatics.

You’ll make a real difference in understanding disease processes and improving healthcare. This course provides a starting point for a career in this rapidly expanding area of healthcare.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 3,900per year

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

University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

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