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Field of Study

Bioinformatics

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, an honours year in bioinformatics allows you to plan, research and produce a substantial project in topics such as emerging problems in biochemistry, molecular biology, genomics and proteomics.

You'll design, implement and present your research project, with emphasis on defining the research issue, establishing methodology, undertaking appropriate collection and analysis of data, and drawing defensible conclusions. Supporting workshops and courses will further add to your research training.

Highlights

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Bioinformatician
  • Bioinformatics researcher
  • Senior research bioinformatician
  • Research officer
  • Clinical genetics scientist
  • Red cell reference scientist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work

What you'll study

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