MSc Molecular Biosciences (Bioinformatics) – help address the world’s biggest challenges in health, food biosecurity and environmental sustainability.

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University of Bath – Molecular Biosciences (Bioinformatics) MSc – 1 year

University of Bath – Molecular Biosciences (Bioinformatics) with professional placement – 2 years

Study our MSc Molecular Biosciences (Bioinformatics) and learn at the interface of biological and computational sciences to help address the world’s biggest challenges in health, food biosecurity and environmental sustainability.

Biosciences research has a huge impact on helping people live longer and healthier lives. With the World Economic Forum identifying healthcare as one of the top 10 Global Challenges for 2030, there is a growing demand for specialists in this field.

This course provides you with a broad understanding of the molecular basis of biological systems, with a focus on the increasingly crucial role bioinformatics plays in modern biosciences.

Course highlights

  • Study at a Top 10 University, on a course designed in consultation with clinical and industrial partners to give you the skills employers are looking for.
  • Develop extensive knowledge in your specialist area of bioinformatics, as well as a broad understanding of molecular biosciences.
  • Gain extensive research experience by carrying out two separate research projects.
  • Further strengthen your employability with a project addressing the challenges of global environment sustainability, applying skills related to either entrepreneurship, teaching, media and communication, or public engagement.
  • Get support from your dedicated Personal Tutor who you can go to for academic and non-academic support.

We offer a range of Molecular Biosciences courses at Bath. Visit our website to discover more and find out which course is right for you.

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Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

MSc 2 year full-time with professional placement

Career Opportunities

You’ll graduate with the specialist knowledge and sought-after skills for a career in further research, such as a PhD, or roles in academic, clinical, industrial or commercial sectors anywhere in the world.

Recent examples of graduate roles include healthcare scientist, analyst, production technician and agricultural engineer.

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in any biological, computational or mathematical subject, such as biosciences, medical, biomedical, life sciences, nutritional veterinary, biotechnology, pharmacy, pharmacology or computer science.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

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UK and International students

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