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Course Location​

Perdana University, Kuala Lumpur​

Approval Code​​

JPT/BPP (N/0613/4/0001) (MQA/PA15311) 03/27

Course Duration

1 Year / 3 Semesters (14 weeks per semester, no short semester)

Course Mode


About the programme

The Perdana University School of Data Sciences, through its two centers for Bioinformatics and Computing provides a nurturing environment for students to prepare themselves to enter this rapidly expanding field. The demand for skilled bioinformaticians and researchers capabale of the above is increasing globally at a rapid rate. Such personnel who can master the world of biology and computing would be the key drivers of the New Biology of tomorrow, which will be more data and precision-driven


Bachelor’s Degree

Pass with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by the Perdana University senate or Pass with CGPA less than 2.50 with at least 5 years of working experience in relevant field

English Requirements

Local Student
MUET score of at least band 3

International Student
IELTS score of at least 5.0 or TOEFL score of at least 550

  • Academic
  • Researcher
  • Healthcare
  • Bioinformatics

All research students are required to take courses in Research Methodology before being allowed to embark on a proper research

  • Recognised by Malaysia Board of Technologies, MBOT
  • Taught and supervised by faculty who are experts in the field
  • After office hours/weekend classes, suitable for working adults or professional to upskill
  • The programmes provide a balance between theoretical understandings and practical skills
  • Access to an International network and job opportunities worldwide
  • A focus an exposure to the research pipeline from inception and critique of ideas to communication and defence of research findings
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