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Bioinformatics by Distance Learning

Heather Vincent mqbsshmv at fs1.scg.man.ac.uk
Thu Mar 29 13:55:03 EST 2001

The MSc in Bioinformatics at the University of Manchester is well
established and leads to a qualification widely recognised in the
biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Students study six taught
modules and then undertake a research project.  Web-based options are
now being developed to make these modules
available within a password-protected Virtual Learning Environment.
Participants communicate with the course tutors and with each other
using email, bulletin boards and on-line tutorials. They also have
access to the Distance Learning Service provided by the University

The next two courses to be offered will be C for Bioinformatics and Java
for Bioinformatics, both beginning on 21 May 2001.  Those successfully
completing a module will be eligible for the award of credits towards
the MSc degree.

A registration form can be downloaded from the web address shown below.
The module fee for 2000/2001 is £500.

Further information on Distance Learning in Bioinformatics is available
from Heather.Vincent at man.ac.uk, or from our web site:


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