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Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics  

General Information

Classification of Scholarly Field  
Application and Admission Open with entry requirements examination. How to apply.
Course Duration 2 years
Course Attendance  
Course Language English
Course Location  
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Course Objectives

The Master’s degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics (BCG) is organized in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano. It provides students with up-to-date knowledge and the multi-disciplinary skills necessary to pursue a career in bioinformatics and genomics in basic or applied modern biological research.

Master’s students will learn basic and advanced techniques in the bioinformatic analysis of genomic big data sets, and will be able to apply them to theinterpretation of biomolecular data.

Applicants are required to have a background in biomolecular sciences or in computer science/mathematics.

Career and Employment

Graduates in BCG will be qualified to assume positions of high responsibility in:

  • biotechnological, pharmaceutical and biomedical industries and research teams
  • service centres for collection, management and analysis of biological big data sets, including National Health Service facilities
  • service centres for the application of computing to -omic” sciences, in public and private research
  • laboratories.

In addition, they will be able to determine the subjects of their further studies, by choosing from a variety of disciplines, focused either on genetics and genomics, or in computational approaches for the collection, storage, retrieval and analysis of big data.

BCG enables the graduates to apply for Ph.D programs and other higher education courses, both in Italy and abroad.