Study Plans

Doctor of Philosophy Program (Ph.D.) in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

We offer 3 study plan options for the Doctoral degree:

PhD Track 1.1
(Research Track)

  • For students who have completed a Master's degree

  • 3-Audit Core Seminar Courses
  • No Elective Courses Required
  • 48-Credit Thesis
  • Total Credits = 48

PhD Track 2.1
(Research + Coursework Track)

  • For students who have completed a Master's degree

  • 3-Credit Core Seminar Courses
  • 9-Credit Elective Courses
  • 36-Credit Thesis
  • Total Credits = 48

PhD Track 2.2
(Research + Coursework Track)

  • For students who have completed a Bachelor's degree

  • 6-Credit Core Seminar Courses
  • 18-Credit Elective Courses
  • 48-Credit Thesis
  • Total Credits = 72


*Audit



Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

We offer 2 study plan options for the MSc degree:

MSc Track A
(Coursework + Research Track)

  • 1-Year Courseworks

  • 1-Year Research

  • Total Credits = 38

MSc Track B
(Coursework + Research + Internship Track)

  • 1-Year Courseworks

  • 6-Month Special Research Study
    6-Month Internship
  • Total Credits = 38

Semester 1
Course Credit Points
BIF512 Molecular Biology 3
BIF622 Experimental Techniques in Molecular Biology 3
BIF633 Data Mining for Bioinformatics 3
BIF692 Seminar in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology I 1
BIFXXX Elective 1 3
Total 13
Semester 2
Course Credit Points
BIF612 Molecular Biochemistry 3
BIF621 Sequence Analysis and Annotation 3
BIF694 Seminar in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology II 1
BIFXXX Elective 2 3
BIFXXX Elective 3 3
Total 13
Semester 3
Course Credit Points
BIF698 Thesis (for Track A) or
BIF696 Special Research Study (for Track B)
6
Total 6
Semester 4
Course Credit Points
BIF698 Thesis (for Track A) or
BIF699 Internship (for Track B)
6
Total 6
Grand Total Credit 38