University of Liverpool

Life Sciences and Technology are an integral part of the global economy. Our Bioinformatics MSc has been designed with input from major industry players to meet current and emerging skill gaps for professional bioinformaticians.In this course, you will be equipped with the background in biology, statistical analysis, and computing necessary to work with modern biological data from genomic, proteomic and metabolomic studies. You will be trained with an emphasis on hands-on practical experience, so that you can tackle your research project with confidence. You will be taught by internationally renowned scientists at a University with internationally excellent Research Centres, including the University of Liverpool Computational Biology Facility, the newly established Centre for Metabolomics, the Centre for Proteomics, and the Centre for Genomic Research.If Bioinformatics is your interest, upon successful completion of the MSc you may wish to continue with your education by studying for a PhD.Please note, the programme detail and modules listed are illustrative and could be subject to change for entry 2022.

Entry Requirements

Normally, at least a 2.1 Honours degree in a Biological Sciences subject or equivalent, including at least one module providing training in statistics. Candidates must have a scientific background acceptable to the Director of the programme. Candidates from non-English speaking countries must demonstrate an ability of English Language equivalent to IELTS 6.5.Applications from international students are especially encouraged. International qualifications will be evaluated in line using the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see www.liverpool.ac.uk/international for English language requirements specific to your country.

Closing Date

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.