The master in Bioinformatics for Health Sciences of the UPF aims to provide professionals and researchers with expertise and skills geared towards developing new computational strategies and IT systems that are useful in biomedical research.
One of the essential features of this master's degree is its high content in optional subjects, which enables students to train in a broad range of bioinformatics topics in the area of biomedicine, and especially in computational techniques. Also, the inclusion in the master's degree of design, management and exploitation of scientific projects as compulsory subjects is proof of the programme's professional vocation.
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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Bioinformatics is a challenging field, requiring working knowledge of different disciplines.
There are two kind of candidates profiles:
Candidates should be interested on the development and application of computational tools which are useful in biomedical field.
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