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MScApplied Bioinformatics

Cranfield University
United Kingdom, Cranfield
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The first of its kind in the UK, this MSc is highly regarded by employers for its real-world relevance and applied content. The course aims to develop advanced theoretical knowledge and computational skills and apply them to help solve real-life biological problems. This MSc is recognised by the BBSRC.

This new and fast-growing field requires forward-thinking people who understand both the biological and computing aspects of this science – this MSc has been specifically designed to produce graduates of this nature.

Cranfield students come from the UK and a combination of European and International countries. You will therefore experience working closely with people from different cultures and backgrounds – essential skills for your future career.

Class sizes are kept relatively small to help create an interactive environment and to ensure each student receives excellent support from our academic team.

Programme structure

The taught programme is generally delivered from October until March and is comprised of eight compulsory taught modules, a group project and an individual thesis project.

Career opportunities

Bioinformatics is a fast-growing field that offers progressive career opportunities for forward-thinking people who are ready to grasp the challenge; people who understand both the biological and computing aspects of this science.

Cranfield’s MSc opens doors to careers in industry, public research establishments and university research. The multidisciplinary nature of their course has allowed our students to follow diverse career paths in various medical-related sectors including: – Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies – Plant research institutes – Food sector – Public Institutions – Bioinformatics – IT companies.

Previous students have gone on to jobs within prestigious institutions including: – The Sanger Institute – The European Bioinformatics Institute – Institut National du Cancer (France) – Centro de Investigación Prínciple Felipe Ií (Spain) – GlaxoSmithKline – PubGene – Tessella – UCB – Wellcome Trust – Inpharmatica – Invitrogen – Oxford Gene Technology – Cancer Research

Others have chosen to continue their research training by undertaking a PhD either at Cranfield or elsewhere.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States