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Bioinformatics (Collaborative) (MSc)

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Program Information

School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:School of Computer Science
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Bioinformatics
Description:Bioinformatics is an increasingly important scientific discipline dedicated to the pursuit of fundamental questions about the structure, function and evolution of biological entities through the design and application of computational approaches. Fundamental research in these areas is expected to increase our understanding of human health and disease which will lead to innovation in industry. As a field of research, it crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries such as computer science, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, engineering and the medical sciences. Today, bioinformaticians must be able to appreciate significant research in other fields. To meet this need, Carleton University and the University of Ottawa created a Collaborative Specialization in Bioinformatics.

URL:Bioinformatics (Collaborative) (MSc) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,841

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Applications should be directed to the primary participating unit which is the most appropriate to the student's research interests. Once accepted into one of the participating graduate programs, students must then be sponsored into the collaborative program in Bioinformatics by a faculty member. This is normally the student's supervisor. This faculty member must be appointed, cross-appointed or stand as an adjunct at one or more of the participating units. Application forms and further information can be obtained by writing directly to any of the participating institutes or departments, or the program coordinator.
Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 26, 2019