Master of Science (MSc) Bioinformatics (By Research)

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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]At Perdana University School of Data Sciences, we aim to gain insights into a broad range of biological research questions using a range of mathematical, statistical, computing and bioinformatics tools. Our research questions span the fields of infectious diseases, genomics, genetics, big data analytics and personalized medicine. Students who undertake this programme would receive first-hand experience in the research world, learn the core elements of academic work and work alongside their peers in a multi-disciplinary collaborative platform, all the while immersed in an environment that emphasizes healthy research culture. They would graduate with a range of multi-disciplinary skills and understand the needs of the industry, having been exposed to numerous bioinformatics skills development and training programmes throughout the course of their studies.[/vc_column_text][distance][vc_tta_accordion color=”blue” active_section=”0″ no_fill=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”Uniqueness of the Programme” tab_id=”1506358690888-eefc85b9-3912″][vc_column_text][icon name=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”18px” link=””]  Diverse and unique exploration areas [icon name=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”18px” link=””]  Faculty with industry experience [icon name=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”18px” link=””]  Access to an international network of bioinformaticians [icon name=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”18px” link=””]  Opportunities to participate in relevant bioinformatics workshops, seminars and conferences[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Benefits of the Programme” tab_id=”1506358690957-2f85500d-6d08″][vc_column_text]

Graduates will be able to:

[icon name=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”18px” link=””]  Develop and apply innovative bioinformatics solutions to complex research problems [icon name=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”18px” link=””] Further their education in bioinformatics or any field of life sciences (basic, applied or services) [icon name=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”18px” link=””]  Pursue better prospects in a career in life sciences, either in academia or industry[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Curriculum Structure” tab_id=”1506358707712-a37cf8b9-605d”][vc_column_text]This is a full-research based programme: Phase I: Prerequisite Coursework (if required) Phase II: Proposal Defence Phase III: Independent Research and Thesis Preparation Phase IV (optional): Upgrade to PhD Phase V: Thesis submission and examination[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Facilities in the Programme” tab_id=”1506358708654-097895cf-bcaa”][vc_column_text]Computer laboratories with high-end workstations that are equipped with cutting-edge toolkits and resources will be used for the teaching and learning activities of the students. Students will have access to online databases and international journals as well as the latest in computing software to enhance their studies. They will also be supported by a virtual learning environment through which they will remain connected with their peers and instructors throughout the course of their education.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”19740″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”19741″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][iconbox type=”17″ icon_title=”About PUScDS” iconbox_content=”Visit the faculty” icon_link_text=”READ MORE” icon_link_url=”” icon_color=”#ffffff” background_color=”#8224e3″ icon_name=”fa-university”][iconbox type=”17″ icon_title=”Academic Team” iconbox_content=”Meet our dedicated team of educators” icon_link_text=”READ MORE” icon_link_url=”” icon_color=”#ffffff” background_color=”#dd9933″ icon_name=”fa-group”][iconbox type=”17″ icon_title=”Contact Us” iconbox_content=”Admission Counsellors are ready to assist you” icon_link_text=”READ MORE” icon_link_url=”” icon_color=”#ffffff” background_color=”#dd3333″ icon_name=”fa-phone”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][distance][vc_tta_accordion style=”modern” shape=”square” spacing=”1″ c_icon=”chevron” active_section=”” collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section i_position=”right” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-info-circle” add_icon=”true” title=”Quick Facts” tab_id=”1496039392823-c53927bc-0fdfc01b-eed1ccef-4c43″][vc_column_text]Recognition & Accreditation: This programme is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Course Approval Number: JPT/BPP (R/545/7/0039) (MQA/FA4826) 06/24 Award Title: Master of Science (MSc) Bioinformatics Mode of Study: Full-time (2 years) / Part-time (3 years) Intake: Throughout the year[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”right” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-user-plus” add_icon=”true” title=”Admission Requirements” tab_id=”1496642604054-9605009e-25e7ccef-4c43″][vc_column_text]Academic Qualification Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a GPA of at least 2.75 in a related field recognized by the Senate of Perdana University ;or
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of less than 2.75 and more than 2.5 can be considered subject to an internal evaluation; or
  • Other qualifications recognized by the Senate of Perdana University as equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5
English Language Requirements
  • Adequate proficiency in English Language as approved by the Perdana University Senate
[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”right” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-money” add_icon=”true” title=”Tuition Fee” tab_id=”1535099394567-8ff2af3e-2bc4″][vc_column_text]Malaysian Students RM24,000 International Students RM28,800 NOTE: The above tuition fee does not include miscellaneous charges. Kindly contact the University for more details.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_position=”right” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-graduation-cap” add_icon=”true” title=”Financial Aid” tab_id=”1496039392900-10e96921-71b5c01b-eed1ccef-4c43″][vc_column_text]Scholarships Scholarship by Alumni
  • Students from the selected High Performing Secondary Schools
  • Children of RCSI Dublin alumni
  • Children of Kolej Yayasan Saad alumni
Scholarship by Merit Students who excel in their Degree Programme are eligible to apply.   Need Assistance? Kindly contact the Department of Student Life for detailed information on the scholarships & financial assistance available. [icon name=”fa-envelope” size=”18px” link=””] [icon name=”fa-phone” size=”18px” link=””]  03-8941 8646 [icon name=”fa-whatsapp” size=”18px” link=””]  019-912 6828[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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