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Bioinformatics

Subjects: Bioinformatics,Informatics,Biology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
311 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

Course description

The master’s program in bioinformatics addresses a significant shift in medicine and biological sciences. Modern research in these fields relies heavily on analyzing vast amounts of biological data. Here, computers, precise mathematical models, and efficient algorithms play a crucial role. This program equips students with the necessary training across various sub-disciplines. It ensures they can evaluate mathematical methods and models, identify key biological questions, and accurately interpret model results within a biological framework. Students will delve into subjects like computational biology, genomics, and systems biology. The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding, enabling students to make informed judgments about the tools and techniques they use. By the end of the program, graduates will be adept at integrating computational and biological knowledge, ready to contribute to advancements in the field. This program fosters an inclusive and supportive learning environment. It emphasizes clear communication and practical application, ensuring students are well-prepared for real-world challenges. The goal is to develop experts who can navigate the complexities of bioinformatics with confidence and precision.

Program Information

Study Location Berlin
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 311 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
24.04.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Either you (1) did earn your university degree at an education institution where English is the language of instruction or (2) you are required to prove English language skills at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Qualification Requirements

For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements: First Degree: You need to have an university degree (bachelor or equivalent), either from Germany or an equivalent foreign degree, in a higher education program comprising at least six semesters that qualifies to practice a profession. Language: Either you (1) did earn your university degree at an education institution where English is the language of instruction or (2) you are required to prove English language skills at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Computer Science, Bioinformatics & Programming Skills: You need at least 25 credits in computer science modules. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in modules in which you acquired knowledge in a imperative programming language, such as C/C++, Java or Python and at least 10 credits in the area of algorithms. Mathematics/Statistics: You need at least 25 credits in mathematical modules. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in the area of linear algebra or analysis and at least 10 credits in the area of statistics. Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry: You need at least 25 credits in this area. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in the area of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics.

Document Requirements

graduation certificate (if you have completed your studies) If you are applying for a higher subject-specific semester, this document is stringently required. official current transcript of records official transcript of records for the master’s program and a current certificate of enrollment if applicable, current certificate of enrollment official translations of all certificates if issued in any language other than German or English proof of English knowledge if applicable, additional study-related skills

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