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Clinical Bioinformatics PG Cert
PGCert Clinical Bioinformatics
Study a subject at the cutting edge of science and develop a career in the delivery of genomic medicine in clinical practice.

PGCert Clinical Bioinformatics / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
PG Cert Part Time
12 months PT
Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in a biological, medical, physical or computing sciences subject, with sufficient evidence of the relevant units taken.

We may also consider exceptional applicants with a Lower Second if you have research experience or equivalent professional experience.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

This course starts in March 2019. We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PGCert N N N Y

Course overview

  • Study a subject at the cutting edge of science and develop a career in the delivery of genomic medicine in clinical practice.
  • Improve your employability in this growing field to fill the shortage of bioinformaticians able to analyse clinical genomic data.
  • Study this practical, clinically-focused course entirely online, giving you flexibility to fit it around other commitments.
  • Learn from a team that has been training clinical bioinformaticians for the NHS for several years.
  • Study units from this PGCert as standalone courses for continuing professional development (CPD).
  • Apply now for March 2019 entry.
Clinical Bioinformatics at The University of Manchester

Open days

As the course is run entirely online, we don't offer an open day.

However, you can find out more about what it's like to study on one of Manchester's blended-learning programmes .


Fees for entry in have not been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2018 were as follows:

  • PGCert (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,900
    International students (per annum): £3,900

Each unit is available individually as CPD. Course fee is £1,100 per unit.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 306 5439
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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