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Degree Programme Table: Bioinformatics (PgDip) (PTPGDBIOIN1F)

Year 1, Academic year 2015/16, Starting month: September

  • Notes:
    1. The majority of students will take the courses listed in the Compulsory Courses section 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. The Programme Handbook 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 3 compulsory course(s).

    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    PGBI11033 Bioinformatics Research Proposal As available 20
    PGBI11003 Statistics and Data Analysis Semester 1 20
    PGBI11095 Bioinformatics Programming and System Management Semester 1 20

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

    Select exactly 60 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    INFR11017    Human-Computer Interaction (Level 11)   10  
    PGBI11051    Information Processing in Biological Cells   10  
    PGBI11023    Molecular Modelling and Database Mining   10  
    PGBI11038    Quantitating drug binding   10  
    PGBI11057    Bioinformatics Algorithms   10  
    INFR11005    Bioinformatics 2   10  
    PGBI11040    Functional Genomic Technologies   10  
    BICH11007    Introduction to web site and database design for drug discovery   10  
    PGBI11035    Molecular Phylogenetics   10  
    BILG11004    Next Generation Genomics   10  
    INFR11038    Software Architecture, Process, and Management (Level 11)   10  
    PGBI11088    Drug Discovery (MSc Level)   10  
    INFR09021    Introduction to Java Programming   10  
    PGPH11081    Software Development   10  
    PGBI11089    Practical Systems Biology   20  

    Notes:If a student wishes to take a course not listed above, then they should contact the Programme Director to discuss.

    Further information on the courses above can be found at:


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