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Degree Programme Table: Systems and Synthetic Biology (MSc) (PTMSCSSBIO1F)

Year 1, Academic year 2013/14, Starting month: September

  • Notes:
    1. Aside from the Dissertation, all courses listed in the Compulsory Courses section are 'strongly recommended'. The majority of students will take these, but there may be flexibility depending on the students' background.

    2. Students are not allowed to take more than a total of 30 credits below level 11. A booklet giving details, as well as restrictions on choice of courses will be available for students entering the programme to facilitate advance planning.

    This DPT has 6 compulsory course(s).

    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    PGBI11055 Dissertation Project in Systems and Synthetic Biology As available 60
    PGBI11089 Practical Systems Biology Semester 1 20
    PGBI11094 Applications of Synthetic Biology Semester 2 10
    PGBI11092 Tools for Synthetic Biology Semester 1 10
    PGBI11051 Information Processing in Biological Cells Semester 1 10
    RCSS11001 Social Dimensions of Systems and Synthetic Biology Semester 2 20

    This DPT has 1 set(s) of course options with the following rules.

    Select exactly 50 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11066    Synthetic Biology: Modelling   10  
    INFR11008    Neural Computation   10  
    INFR11050    Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning   10  
    PGBI11023    Molecular Modelling and Database Mining   10  
    INFR11039    Computational Systems Biology   10  
    PGBI11040    Functional Genomic Technologies   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11007    Data Mining and Exploration   10  
    PGBI11041    Biophysical Chemistry for MSc Drug Discovery & Translational Biology   10  
    INFR11087    Information Theory   10  
    PGBI11061    Research and Development: The Laboratory Foundation Part 1   20  
    PGBI11003    Statistics and Data Analysis   20  
    MATH11116    Stochastic Models in Biology   10  
    PGBI11006    Bioinformatics   10  
    PGBI11057    Bioinformatics Algorithms   10  
    PHYS11040    Biological Physics   10  
    INFR11036    Computational Cognitive Neuroscience   10  
    INFR11083    Methods for the Analysis of Networks   10  
    PGBI11035    Molecular Phylogenetics   10  
    BILG11004    Next Generation Genomics   10  
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    PGBI11062    Research and Development: The Laboratory Foundation Part 2   20  
    BUST11169    Management of R&D and Product Innovation   20  
    PGBI11088    Drug Discovery (MSc Level)   10  
    GMED11109    Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine   20  
    PGBI11095    Bioinformatics Programming and System Management   20  
    BITE10010    Gene Expression and Microbial Regulation   10  

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