M.Sc. Bioinformatics, Biomathematics and Computer Modeling

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) | Paris, France
This international program builds on the bioinformatics, biomathematics and computer modeling experience of the various research centres of UPMC and its international partners, to offer a course covering the issues in biology and medicine that generate new requirements at the interface between computer science and mathematics: complex data analysis, detailed modeling tools.

Description

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This international master's program is part of the Master of Computer Science.

It is offered in partnership with the Université libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.

This international program builds on the bioinformatics, biomathematics and computer modeling experience of the various research centres of UPMC and its international partners, to offer a course covering the issues in biology and medicine that generate new requirements at the interface between computer science and mathematics: complex data analysis, detailed modeling tools.

This program accepts:

  • computer science master´s students from the Bioinformatics and modeling specialization
  • mathematics master´s students from the Mathematics applied to biology and medicine specialization
  • biology students from the bioinformatics program of the Master of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

This international program is original compared to traditional master´s programs in bioinformatics in France and abroad, as it includes:

  • biology, combining algorithms, combinatorics and statistics for bioinformatics and mathematic modeling
  • research modules designed to mix students from different disciplines
  • catch-up modules to allow students to acquire both knowledge and a common language to encourage dialogue
  • modules shared by lecturers and professors from different disciplines.

In 2009/2010, this program is open to the three specializations in M1. In M2 it is only open for the Bioinformatics and modeling specialization of the Master of Computer Science and the Mathematics applied to biology and medicine specialization of the Master of Mathematics.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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Tuition fee Not specified
Duration full-time 24 months
Partnership Joint
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

This program accepts:

  • computer science master’s students from the Bioinformatics and modeling specialization

  • mathematics master’s students from the Mathematics applied to biology and medicine specialization

  • biology students from the bioinformatics program of the Master of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

This international program is original compared to traditional master’s programs in bioinformatics in France and abroad, as it includes:

  • biology, combining algorithms, combinatorics and statistics for bioinformatics and mathematic modeling

  • research modules designed to mix students from different disciplines

  • catch-up modules to allow students to acquire both knowledge and a common language to encourage dialogue

  • modules shared by lecturers and professors from different disciplines.

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

Foreign applicants wishing to register with a French University must demonstrate that their level of French is sufficient to enable them to effectively follow the program. If you do not come from a francophone country, you need a certificate proving your successful completion of a French language test (for example the TCF or the DELF).
The required level for studies at UPMC is the B2. UPMC does not offer Bachelor classes in English.

You have obtained or will receive a French baccalauréat:

Candidates residing in France or abroad that are current or future French baccalaureate holders must connect to the portal Admission Post-Bac (APB) between January 20th and March 20th (dates mandatory).

You do not have French nationality and you have or will obtain a foreign degree:

Students with a foreign diploma of secondary education who wish to apply for the 1st of a bachelor must file a Request for Admission Prerequisite (DAP in French) between November 15th and January 22nd.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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