M.Sc. Bioinformatics

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • Free (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

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    Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

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  • English, German ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Technical University of Munich | Munich, Germany
Bioinformatics is a newly emerging interdisciplinary research area in which Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genetics as well as Theoretical and Applied Computer Science merge into a new discipline. Th Msc in Bioinformatics programme is offered by the Technical University of Munich.

Description

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Bioinformatics is a newly emerging interdisciplinary research area in which Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genetics as well as Theoretical and Applied Computer Science merge into a new discipline. Bioinformatics plays already an important role in all areas of Life Sciences, in particular in Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences. Due to the explosive growth of biological data, e.g. in the context of national and international genome projects, Bioinformatics heaviliy relies on computational and mathematical methods. Modern Computer Science techniques permit the generation of mathematical models in Life Sciences, its efficient prediction, and the evaluation of these models.

Progress in biological research is based more and more on techniques for modelling biological data, efficient algorithms to process biological data, and methods to extract relevant information from large biological data bases. Since methods of Bioinformatics are already industrially used and there are hardly any graduates in Bioinformatics so far, there is a high demand of skilled Bioinformaticians in industry as well as in research centers and universities

The postgraduate programme in Bioinformatics is offered at Technical University of Munich.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline July 15 (winter term); January 15 (summer term)
Tuition fee
  • Free (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date , April 2017
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Courses Included:
  • Introduction in Biology I
  • Introduction in Bioinformatics II
  • Programming internship bioinformatics
  • Algorithmics Bioinformatics I
  • Algorithmics Bioinformatics II
  • Introduction in programming
  • Algorithms & Data Structures

Requirements

Application follows at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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