Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
What do you get when you combine genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and physiology with computer science, statistics and applied mathematics? The answer? Bioinformatics – tools that give you the power to unlock biological secrets.This coursework masters degree, which includes a major research project component, provides a broad education in bioinformatics, with strong foundations in computer science and statistics.Whether your background is in biology, biomedicine, mathematics/statistics, or computer science, there’s an entry point for you into this degree.
Those looking for a higher level of scientific learning and professional training, and for entry into a research higher degree
- 200 credit points, comprising 137.5 points of discipline subjects, including compulsory subjects, plus electives
- a professional skills subject, scientific communication, 12.5 points
- and a research project, 50 points.
- Mathematics and statistics
- Computer science
Standard entry requirements
An undergraduate degree with a major in a relevant discipline: biology and biomedicine, mathematics and statistics, or computer science, with an average mark of at least 65% in the best 50 points in appropriate discipline studies at third year, and completion of MAST10005 Calculus 1 or equivalent.
The University of Melbourne Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Biomedicine are pathways to this graduate program.
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