Bachelor of Engineering - Bioinformatics (Honours)

UNSW Sydney

Bioinformatics mixes our core computing and mathematics courses with life sciences, including biology, chemistry and genetics. The field largely involves the analysis of genes and proteins to propose cures and solutions in biomedical and environmental sciences, through computer analysis rather than laboratory experimentation.

Course Fee:

International: $44,430

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed Knowledge: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and Chemistry;


Students must complete 60 days of Industrial Training and a total of 168 units of credit.

Subjects you can Study:

Computing, Math, Biology, Bioinformatics (the integration of computing maths and biology); Elective options include Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Statistics, Machine Learning, Algorithms, Visualisation, Computer Interfacing, Networks and Database Visualisation.

Further information:

In addition to computing careers, graduates work in biosciences, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and all industries requiring data analysis. Some of the industries that students can also work in: Bioinformatic, Pharmaceutical, Agrotech, Banking and finance, Big data, Consulting, Development, Digital services, Education, Health, I.T., Logistics, Research, Software engineering, Computer Security plus many others!


Engineers Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00098G

Related Careers:

Life Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kensington 94 Yes Full time 4 years
Kensington 94 Yes Part time 8 years
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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