Bioinformatics (part-time): University of Oxford

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Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc
Bioinformatics (part-time): University of Oxford, Lisa Bligh, Administrative Assistant, Oxford Bioinformatics Programme, Peter Medawar Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3SY, Oxford, United Kingdom
Course Language(s) 
3 years (part-time)
App Deadline 
21 November, 23 January and 13 March
Scholarship and Grants

+44 (0) 1865 281334
+44 (0)1865 281278


Taught Programmes

  • PGCert in Bioinformatics
  • PGDip in Bioinformatics
  • MSc in Bioinformatics

Entry is via the Postgraduate Certificate and in exceptional circumstances via the Postgraduate Diploma. On successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma students may choose to continue on to the final stage of the programme to complete the MSc in Bioinformatics.

Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Mathematics or a mathematical science (such as Physics or Mathematical Economics), Computing or Biological Science, or an equivalent level of demonstrable skill as a result of training
  • Some practical experience in either biological research or in computing science, usually via employment in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company
  • Some experience with a standard programming language
  • Experience of the manipulation of large scale datasets (although this is a desirable attribute and is not deemed essential for entry to the course)
  • Application to the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc normally requires successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate

General enquiries 

  • Postal Address:
    The Graduate Admissions Office
    PO Box 738
    University of Oxford
    Wellington Square
    Oxford, OX1 9FB
  • Tel: +44 (0)1865 270059
  • Fax: +44 (0)1865 270049
  • Email:

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