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Master of Bioinformatics

Postgraduate | ECU-BIO-MAS | 2024

Harness bioinformatics in a real-life industry project

Hone skills in working with complex data sets – combining biology, computer science and information engineering. Work on a project under the eyes of an industry professional. Make workplace connections. Become a bioinformatition or informatician.

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100% online study with practicum placement
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2 years full time or part time equivalent
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Master of Bioinformatics

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Career opportunities

This course places students with an industry/organisation for their semester-long project. The placement will enable students to undertake a bioinformatics project or professional placement with a host supervisor, as well as getting direct exposure to the nature of the organisation and its priorities. This provides an excellent springboard for employment following this degree. Employment opportunities will be in local government, industry, state, national government and non-government organisations, particularly in the biological, medical and research sectors.

Possible future job titles:

Bioinformatician, computational biologist, computational chemist, computational scientist, systems biologist, clinical bioinformatician, data scientist, data analyst, informatician, biometrician.

Career outlook

Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians:
$93K to $120K
Secondary School Teachers:
$93K to $120K

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