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Statistics for Computational BiologyPenglais Campus
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Location: Penglais Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/23
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £15750
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Computational Biology is an area of key strategic interest for interdisciplinary research and for employers in pharmaceuticals, advanced agriculture and in public health. The use of statistics in this area is essential. This new MSc will be run jointly between Mathematics, Computer Science, and Biological Sciences, providing an excellent point of entry to this growing area for graduates in any of the three constituent disciplines. Modules include Statistical Concepts, Methods and Tools, Statistical Techniques, Programming for Scientists, Machine Learning, Concepts in Biology, and a Dissertation. For further information please contact Dr Edel Sherratt ([email protected])
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Minimum 2ii Bachelors Honours degree in a related dicipline.
IELTS: 7.0 (with minimum 5.5 in each component)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Aberystwyth University.
About this university
There is plenty of help and assistance for students travelling from outside the UK to study at Aberystwyth. There is information arranged by country on the website to help with the application process then there are also student exchange programs such as the Erasmus program that the university takes part in. The International Student Support is available once students are in Wales to help with a range of matters from immigration and visas, to living in the UK, finding accommodation and basic matters such as banking and health care issues. The students union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing help and guidance for students, organising the clubs and societies and also organising regular events. The union operates an Advice Centre to help support students in their daily life as well as represent them in the event of a problem. It also operates a coffee shop and eating place, a student shop and a number of places to get together with friends, relax and study together. There are a vast number of clubs and sports on offer so there is something for all tastes. There are sports clubs such as the archery club or the mountaineering club as well as traditional team sports including football and hockey. Even people interest in martial arts or cheerleading can find a club that suits them. Societies rang interests, faiths, cultures and other subjects from photography and student media groups to the African Caribbean Society and the art society. Students can also give something back to the larger community by getting involved with volunteering and charity work as well as developing new skills while doing this.