Course Description

There is a world shortage of bioinformaticists. The Master of Bioinformatics Research Extensive (#32) is designed for biological sciences, computing and mathematics graduates who wish to increase their technical and research skills in core areas of bioinformatics, to update their knowledge of recent technologies and methodologies, and to obtain practical laboratory and computational skills through prolonged immersion in a research laboratory. The program enables candidates to develop and effectively use best bioinformatics practice to solve complex scientific problems. It will also provide a strong preparation for entry into a Research Higher Degree program.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $38,896 per year full-time, $77,792 total course cost

Duration

2 years full time,

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Science & Mathematics postgraduate courses at University of Queensland (UQ) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.7% (national average 72.8%)
Improved skills: 84.3% (national average 79.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.0% (national average 82.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Queensland (UQ). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Science & Mathematics postgraduate courses at University of Queensland (UQ) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 82.7% (national average 77.2%)
Studying full time: 13.7% (national average 14.9%)
Median full time salary: $90,000 (national average $80,000)

The ratings above refer the proportion of surveyed University of Queensland (UQ) graduates for which the statement was true. You can find out more about these results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 082610F
University of Queensland (UQ) Code: 5598

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