The web-based distance learning course, C for Bioinformatics, from the
University of Manchester, UK, is a designed for biologists aiming to
move into the field of computational biology. The module may be studied
as a single course, or as an element of the full MSc programme.
The course materials are provide 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
The course will begin on 16 October 2000 and the module fee for
2000/2001 is £500. Further information, including registration details,
is available at http://18.104.22.168:8900/ or from
Heather.Vincent at man.ac.uk