Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Bioinformatics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An approved equivalent Bachelor degree (Honours) in Science, IT and fields of Engineering, or a relevant field, incorporating a major research project or other significant research experience, with introductions to molecular biology, computer science and statistics. UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

Email: scmb.molbiol.pgcw@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 3925

Web: http://www.scmb.uq.edu.au/

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Bioinformatics.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An approved equivalent Bachelor degree (Honours) in Science, IT and fields of Engineering, or a relevant field, incorporating a major research project or other significant research experience, with introductions to molecular biology, computer science and statistics. UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 076218J

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.scmb.uq.edu.au/

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Bioinformatics?

There is a world shortage of bioinformaticists. The Master of Bioinformatics (#16) is designed for Bioinformatics graduates who wish to increase their technical and research skills in core areas of bioinformatics, to update their knowledge of recent technologies and methodologies, and to obtain practical laboratory and computational skills through immersion in a research laboratory.

The program enables candidates to develop and effectively use best bioinformatics practice to solve scientific problems. It will also help provide a preparation for entry into a Research Higher Degree program.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Bioinformatics.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

An approved equivalent Bachelor degree (Honours) in Science, IT and fields of Engineering, or a relevant field, incorporating a major research project or other significant research experience, with introductions to molecular biology, computer science and statistics. UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

An approved equivalent Bachelor degree (Honours) in Science, IT and fields of Engineering, or a relevant field, incorporating a major research project or other significant research experience, with introductions to molecular biology, computer science and statistics. UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 076218J

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Bioinformatics

To complete the Master of Bioinformatics, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student must complete #16 in total, comprising:

  • #8 from part B; and
  • #8 from part C.
Refer to MBioinf rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Bioinformatics.

Program Rules for the Master of Bioinformatics

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: