M.A. Bioinformatics

University of Maribor

Application deadline: Deadline for applicants: 1st application period; August 25th, 2nd application period: September 21st; Enrollment: September 30th 2014. More at: http://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/Call-for-application-into-Postgraduate-Study-Programmes-of-UM-14-15.aspx
Tuition fee:
  • € 4,350 / Year (EEA)
  • € 4,350 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: October  2014
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Partnership: Joint
Languages:
  • Slovenian
  • English
Location:
Disciplines:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

Show more

Your Details
Thank You

Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships and student reviews, related to your favourite programme!

Please enter your full name.

Something went wrong. Please try again here.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

An account with this e-mail already exists. Please log in here.

Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here

Next

Thank you! Please check your e-mail to activate your account. Once your membership account is activated, you can find all information here.

You can also find alternative Masters here

Description

Advertisement

The Postgraduate (2nd cycle) Study Programme Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary study programme jointly organised by the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor.

The basic aims of the programme comply with the goals of postgraduate study as stipulated by the law. The programme consists of research- and profession-related topics including computer science, genomics and biomedicine, and is comparable with similar internationally recognized programmes abroad.

The aim of program is to enable students to acquire and further develop the interdisciplinary knowledge in the above areas:

by studying theoretical and methodological concepts.

by training for the transfer and application of the theoretical knowledge in practice, and

by learning to solve profession- and work-related and other problems, in particular by searching for new sources of knowledge and by applying scientific methods, to develop the ability to communicate within and among professions, professional and scientific criticism and responsibility, initiative and independence in decision-making and managing highly demanding tasks.

Contents

1st YEAR
The syllabus for 1st year consists of 8 required and 4 elective courses. The winter semester consists of 3 required courses and 2 elective courses. The summer semester consists of 5 required courses.

REQUIRED COURSES:Information and communication technologies in bioinformatics, Algorithms and data structures in bioinformatics, Molecular biophysics, Introduction to bioinformatics, Applied computer science for bioinformatics, Multivariate statistical methods, Computer geometry for bioinformatics, Data mining and knowledge discovery.

ELECTIVE COURSE: Selected topics in biochemistry, Selected topics in biophysics, Basics of molecular and cell biology, Chemistry.

2nd YEAR
The syllabus for 2nd year consists of 4 required and 2 elective courses, a seminar and a master thesis. In the winter semester, the student takes three required courses and two elective courses. In the summer semester, the student completes the required course, the seminar related to the master thesis and writes a master thesis. Altogether, the student collects 60 ECTS of which 15 ECTS belong to the master thesis.

REQUIRED COURSES: Theoretical biophysics, Bioinformatics and genetic research, DNA micro nets and analyze of expressions gene, Advanced research methods in bioinformatics.

ELECTIVE COURSES: Complexity theory and chaos, Health informatics, Visualisation of scientific data,
Modelling and simulation in health care, Protein structures and proteomic, Pharmacogenomics, Human molecular genetics-selected topics, Recombinant DNA technology, Basics of molecular and population genetics.

Master work

Requirements

Candidates who completed the following may apply for the master's (2nd-cycle) programme Bioinformatics:

* A bachelors (1st cycle) programme in a relevant field: health (72), science (4), engineering and engineering trades (52).
* A bachelors (1st cycle) programme in another field: social and behavioural science (31), humanities (22), social services (76). Prior to enrolment, these candidates must fulfil study obligations corresponding to 18 ECTS credits under a bachelors programme, training programme or by taking placement tests. Candidates must fulfil the following obligations: Health ethics, Legal view, Organization and management, Sociology, Physiology), computer science (Computer basics, Basics of ICT) or natural sciences (Basics of biochemistry,Basics of biophysics, Basics of chemistry).Health Ethics (3 ECTS), Computer Basics and Basics of ICT (5 ECTS), Basics of Biophysics (5 ECTS), Basics of Biochemistry (5 ECTS).
* A bachelors vocational programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in a relevant field: health (72), science (4), engineering and engineering trades (52).
* A bachelors vocational programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in another field: social and behavioural science (31), humanities (22), social services (76). Prior to enrolment, these candidates must fulfil study obligations corresponding to 18 ECTS credits under a bachelors programme, training programme or by taking placement tests. Candidates must fulfil the following obligations: Health ethics, Legal view, Organization and management, Sociology, Physiology), computer science (Computer basics, Basics of ICT) or natural sciences (Basics of biochemistry,Basics of biophysics, Basics of chemistry).Health Ethics (3 ECTS), Computer Basics and Basics of ICT (5 ECTS), Basics of Biophysics (5 ECTS), Basics of Biochemistry (5 ECTS).
* An undergraduate programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in a relevant field: health (72), science (4), engineering and engineering trades (52). These candidates are typically awarded 60 ECTS credits and may enrol in the second year provided they satisfy the transfer criteria laid down in the accredited degree programme.
* An undergraduate programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in another field: social and behavioural science (31), humanities (22), social services (76). These candidates are awarded 30 ECTS credits and may enrol in the corresponding year.
* A bachelors vocational programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 and a specialisation programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in a relevant field: health (72), science (4), engineering and engineering trades (52). These candidates are typically awarded 60 ECTS credits and may enrol in the second year provided they satisfy the transfer criteria laid down in the accredited degree programme.
* A bachelors vocational programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 and a specialisation programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in another field: social and behavioural science (31), humanities (22), social services (76). These candidates are awarded 30 ECTS credits and may enrol in the corresponding year.

More

Accreditation

The study programme has been accredited by the Slovene National Agency of Quality Assurance.

Members only information

Scholarships

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Reviews

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Create a free account now!

  • Save and compare your favourite study programmes
  • Apply for the
    € 1000 scholarship
    awarded by StudyPortals each three months
  • Receive personal updates helping you to find the right study programme for you
Sign up for free or log in

Apply for a € 1,000 Scholarship from StudyPortals now Awarded every three months

more information

Welcome to StudyPortals chat
Thank you
Thank you for your question. We will get back to you soon! The reply will be sent to your account which you can activate via the e-mail you just received. Find more study programmes
More info about studying
in Europe?
Chat with us!
More info about studying
in Europe? Ask a question to
our study advisors!
Chat with us!
Ask a question to our
study advisors! Click here
anywhere