BIOINFORMATICS THE FUTURE LIES IN DNA

Applications invited to the M.Sc Bioinformatics programme from the Welingkar Institute of management, India and Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Bioinformatics is a branch of biotechnology that analyses human genomic data. This field is at the cutting edge of science and in the coming years, will be one of the most exciting areas of study in the world. The M.Sc Bioinformatics programme is the result of a tie – up between Welingkar and Nottingham Trent University, UK to address the growing need of trained professionals in this fast emerging sector. The programme is designed to provide students with the right blend of professional acumen and international exposure.

Duration: One year full – time (6 months at Welingkar, India – and 6 months at Nottingham Trent University, UK)

Eligibility: First class (60%) degree in any branch of Life Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology), Mathematics, Medicine, Engineering Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, Higher second class will be considered in deserving cases.

No. of seats : 30

Selection criteria : Past academic performance, communication skills (proficiency in English) information provided in the application form and a personal interview.

Cost of application : Rs.1000/- (non refundable) for the application form, prospectus and selection process payable in cash or Demand Draft drawn in favor of “Welingkar Institute of Management”, payable at Mumbai. Forms are available at the Mumbai campus or can be downloaded from
www.welingkar.org . For downloadable forms, payment of application fees should be made at the time of submission. Completer forms should be sent to the institute’s Mumbai campus only.

Programme commences : 11th October, 2005

For details contact :

Tel: Mumbai: 022 – 24178300

Ext: 412 / 739

Email: bioinformatics@welingkar.org

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