Bioinformatics is a strategic science essential to understanding the avalanche of newly generated biological data, to explaining how biological systems function and to generating new resources, goods and services produced by this new knowledge and technologies. Graduates in bioinformatics are highly searched for professionals and greatly valued for their talent. Their profile is one of the most demanded and are needed in a wide array of highly qualified posts.

Those interested in enrolling in this master's degree can apply for one of the grants offered by the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation for academic year 2017-18, for graduates enrolling in master's degrees.

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Career options

The areas in which bioinformatics is required the most are genetics, preventive medicine, development of new drugs, clinical diagnosis, the food industry and biomedical research in general.

Bioinformatics are highly valued professionals for posts in biotechnology firms, start-up companies, pharmaceutical, chemical, and biocomputational laboratories, and in hospital research departments, in the food sector and, especially in the analysis of genetic data.

Teaching timetable

Schedule 2013-2014

Foreign and exchange students

Official UAB

24 places
Classroom-based learning
Credits: 60 ECTS credits
Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 12/01/2018
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Pre-enrolment closed
Price: €65.87 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding a Spanish residence permit). 2018/19 Academic year.
€75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit). 2018/19 Academic year.
Course begins on 01/10/2018
Course ends on 21/07/2019
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Language: English

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