StudyQA — Master: Bioinformatics — Aarhus University

Bioinformatics

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 15.5 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2023
106 place StudyQA ranking:10432 Duration:2 years

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A fusion of biology, statistics, and computer science, the MSc in Bioinformatics programme explores the development and application of computational solutions for analysing and handling biological and biomedical data. A successful bioinformatics solution combines theoretical and practical knowledge from several areas of science, including biology, statistics, and computer science – a network of competencies that students will acquire through this programme.

FINDING SOLUTIONS

The field of bioinformatics plays a key role in modern biology and biomedicine, fields in which collecting and analysing large data sets is essential. To address the challenges of big data in modern biology and biomedicine, a bioinformatician must combine practical and theoretical skills in statistical modelling and computer programming with a deep knowledge of biology and biomedicine. This programme gives students these skill-sets.

Teaching is greatly influenced by the innovative bioinformatics research taking place at Aarhus University, where all lecturers are also active researchers. AU has strong research groups within many areas of bioinformatics, including evolutionary bioinformatics (the study of how and in what way genomes or hereditary material in organisms develop over the course of time) and medical bioinformatics (the study of the correlations between diseases and genetic factors).

The bioinformatics programme at AU is based at the Bioinformatics Research Centre (BiRC), which focuses on the challenges involved in large-scale genomics and population genetics, including statistical modelling, algorithmic development, machine learning, and high-performance computing.

For more information please visit: masters.au.dk/bioinformatics

The entry requirements differ for each programme. Please, check programme specific information for more details. 

Aarhus University offers a limited number of scholarships to very talented students outside of Europe. To learn more about the options, please visit: kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/scholarships-and-grants/

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