Master's Degree in Bioinformatics in Lund in Sweden

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Bioinformatics

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Bioinformatics concerns the application of computer-based approaches to the understanding of biological processes. The technology of today gives us high-capacity analysis of genes and proteins which make it necessary to integrate informatics when solving biological problems.

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With over 80,000 inhabitants, Lund city is the administrative center of Lund municipality, in the Province of Scania, Sweden. It is a city that has several high-tech bases companies. Lund has 4 universities.

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MSc in Bioinformatics

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund

Bioinformatics is a broad subject in which biology, medicine, computer science and statistics intertwine. [+]

Programme overview

Bioinformatics is a broad subject in which biology, medicine, computer science and statistics intertwine. The basis for bioinformatics is the massive amount of biological sequence data derived from genomic studies and structural biology and stored in large databases. Computational biology also involves mathematical modelling of biological systems.

Special features of the programme:

    A combination of advanced research with training of current techniques, as well as the development of novel software tools     Close connections to research in an international environment     Proteomics, genomics and transcriptomics data will be analysed and combined to gain a global understanding of an organism or groups of organisms. ... [-]