Profile and Career - MSc in Bioinformatics – University of Copenhagen

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Profile and Career 

Profile

You will learnthe fundamentals of bioinformatics, which include sequence analysis, protein and RNA structural analysis, genomics, phylogenetics, analysis of high-throughput data, machine learning methods etc.

Only one third of the courses are compulsory, so you will have plenty of opportunity to specialise in your favourite topic through elective courses, small research projects and, of course, your thesis work.

Competence Description

  • You will learn to control situations at work and in developments that are complex, unpredictable and require new solutions
  • You will learn to individually initiate and complete collaborations and take professional responsibility
  • You will learn to find, extract, interpret and evaluate large dataset in complex biological processes
  • You will learn to individually take responsibility for your own scientific evolution and specialization

Career opportunities

Many MSc graduates in bioinformatics find employment in biotech companies. Many of our graduates so far have continued on to a PhD programme.

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