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Informatics and Biostatistics CPD at The University of Manchester
Informatics and Biostatistics CPD Units
Develop your knowledge of informatics and biostatistics through CPD courses based on units from our master's degrees.

Informatics and Biostatistics CPD Units

Year of entry: 2020

Overview

Degree awarded
PG Credit
Duration
Varies by unit
Entry requirements
Please contact us.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You should apply for this course by completing our  online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible; we accept applications on a rolling basis up until two weeks before the start of each unit. Late applications may be considered. We reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.

Course options

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

Course overview

  • Study one or more units from our MSc Clinical Science (Bioinformatics) Scientist Training Programme (STP), MSc Genomic Medicine and MSc Health Data Science degrees as standalone courses for continuing professional development.
  • Fit further study into your schedule if you do not have the time to undertake a full master's course.
  • Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK for medicine and 7th for biological sciences (QS World University Rankings 2019).
  • Benefit from a range of face-to-face teaching and learning methods.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • Modular (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,200 per 15 credit module
    International students (per annum): £2,700 per 15 credit module

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/cpd/subjects/healthcare-sciences-medicine/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Entry requirements

Academic entry qualification overview

Please contact us.

Application and selection

How to apply

You should apply for this course by completing our  online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible; we accept applications on a rolling basis up until two weeks before the start of each unit. Late applications may be considered. We reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.

Advice to applicants

Your application form must be accompanied by the following supporting documents.

  • A personal statement - approximately 300-500 words about why you wish to take this course and how it will affect your personal and professional development. This statement should try and refer to your current role.
  • Full CV including voluntary experience.
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if required).

Supporting documents can be sent to cpdbmh@manchester.ac.uk . After applying, please do not submit documents in any other way without telling us first so we can provide you with the most efficient service.

Please make sure you include your University ID number on any correspondence and do not send any documents before you have submitted your application.

Course details

Course description

If you are interested in studying bioinformatics, informatics and biostatistics at postgraduate level to further your professional prospects, but don't have the time to dedicate to a full master's course, you can take one or more units from our MSc Clinical Science (Bioinformatics) Scientist Training Programme (STP), MSc Genomic Medicine and MSc Health Data Science courses as standalone continuing professional development (CPD) courses.

We offer a range of 15-credit units as short CPD courses to advance your understanding and applied knowledge of informatics and biostatistics and gain the necessary professional and research skills.  Our CPD courses are taught mostly as face to face courses using a range of teaching and learning methodologies including lectures, tutorials, workshops and problem based learning exercises.   

Further details of each CPD course unit's aims and content can be found below.

Clinical Bioinformatics

Health Data Science

Fee information can be found below. Please note that fees differ between units due to the nature of the delivery of the course content.

Course unit list

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Introduction to Clinical Bioinformatics 1 MEDN68300 15 Optional
Programming MEDN68400 15 Optional

Disability support

Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Advisory and Support Service .