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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.
Diverse and unique exploration areas
Faculty with industry experience
Access to an international network of bioinformaticians
Opportunities to participate in relevant bioinformatics workshops, seminars and conferences
Graduates will be able to:
Develop and apply innovative bioinformatics solutions to complex research problems
Further their education in bioinformatics or any field of life sciences (basic, applied or services)
Pursue better prospects in a career in life sciences, either in academia or industry
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
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.
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
Master of Science (MSc) Bioinformatics
Mode of Study:
Full-time (2 years) / Part-time (3 years)
Throughout the year
Academic Qualification Requirements
English Language Requirements
NOTE: The above tuition fee does not include miscellaneous charges. Kindly contact the University for more details.
Scholarship by Alumni
Scholarship by Merit
Students who excel in their Degree Programme are eligible to apply.
Kindly contact the Department of Student Life for detailed information on the scholarships & financial assistance available.