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McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Mathematics and Statistics: Bioinformatics

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: BioinformaticsMathematics and Statistics
Description Bioinformatics research lies at the intersection of biological/medical sciences and mathematics/computer science/engineering. The intention of the Bioinformatics option is to train students to become researchers in this interdisciplinary field. This includes the development of strategies for experimental design, the construction of tools to analyze datasets, the application of modelling techniques, the creation of tools for manipulating bioinformatics data, the integration of biological databases, and the use of algorithms and statistics. Students successfully completing the Bioinformatics option at the Ph.D. level will be fluent in the concepts, language, approaches, and limitations of the field and will have the capability of developing an independent bioinformatics research program.
Website: Mathematics and Statistics: Bioinformatics at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Bioinformatics
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial:$4,151.09
National:$4,151.09

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.
Requirements
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
A master's degree with high standing is required, in addition to the requirements listed above for the master’s program. Students may transfer directly from the master’s program to the Ph.D. program under certain conditions. Students without a master's degree, but with exceptionally strong undergraduate training, may be admitted directly to Ph.D. 1.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: October 21, 2017