Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (GDipBioinf)

Program Code

GDBI

Program Minimum Units

24

Standard Duration

1 Year

Program Faculty

Faculty of Sciences

AQF Level

08

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics is designed to develop skills in a variety of aspects of bioinformatics. Students will be exposed to a range of analytical approaches and develop highly competitive bioinformatics, research and project management skills. Students with recognised prior learning in the core areas of the programme may extend their studies into areas such as advanced algorithms, analysis of 'big data' and IT commercialisation.

 

The Graduate Diploma of Bioinformatics is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Graduate Diploma of Bioinformatics, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 21 units.
  2. Elective courses to the value of 3 units.
Core Courses
Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
BIOINF 7110 Biology for Bioinformatics 3
BIOINF 7120 Research Methods in Bioinformatics 3
BIOINF 7130 Bioinformatics Practice 3
BIOTECH 7005 Bioinformatics and Systems Modelling 3
COMP SCI 7201 Algorithm & Data Structure Analysis 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7403 Mining Big Data 3
COMP SCI 7007 Specialised Programming 3

and

Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
STATS 7107 Statistical Modelling & Inference 3
STATS 7054 Statistical Modelling 3