Master of Bioinformatics

Full Time

Master of Bioinformatics

Universiti Malaya
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Master of Bioinformatics is a Masters program taught at Universiti Malaya, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master of Bioinformatics from Universiti Malaya you are required to complete 42 credit hours. After completion of Master of Bioinformatics you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Bioinformatician, Laboratory Technician, Teacher.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Bioinformatics at Universiti Malaya for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Universiti Malaya.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Universiti Malaya as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Bioinformatics.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree with Honors CGPA 3.0 and above or equivalent in the relevant field.

Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree of CGPA 2.7 to 2.99 may be considered if they meet at least one of the following criteria:

A. Having relevant work experience; or

B. Produce publications in related fields; or

C. is a recipient of a scholarship; or

D. is a graduate of the University of Malaya; or

E. is a government servant

Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree of CGPA 2.5 to 2.69 may be considered if they meet at least two of the criteria in (1) (A) to (E) above

Courses Units

You need to complete 42 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

Bioinformatics is a new, exciting and challenging multidisciplinary field that combines mathematical, statistical, computer science and information technology methods to solve life science-based problems. Advances in experimental technologies have produced huge amounts of data. Therefore, managing and extracting useful information from these sources are important if we are to discover new knowledge to advance our understanding of the living world. In MBioinformatics degree programme, students will receive broad training in fundamental areas of bioinformatics, thus allowing them to perform independent research or contribute as a bioinformatics specialist in a research team. Master of Bioinformatics by coursework programme is designed to address the growing need for professionals with an educational background that blends biology with computer sciences and information technology. The combination of skills is needed in the Bioinformatics   industry as well as advanced life science-based industries such as biotechnology and biomedical research. The programme also prepares students for career advancement and further study at the PhD level.

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