Bioinformatics lies at the crossroads of computing, biomedical sciences and physics and chemistry. It is an area of research that applies computer sciences and information technology to process data from the field of biology.
The Bachelor’s Degree in Bioinformatics is managed by ESCI-UPF in collaboration with University of Barcelona (UB) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech (UPC). The degree brings together mathematical skills, computer modelling and biological knowledge with an interdisciplinary focus, with particular emphasis on biomedical applications.
Lectures are taught mainly on the Mar Campus.
Students should have a good grounding in science, logical reasoning skills, an ability to handle abstract models and good observation, attention and concentration skills. They should also be creative, imaginative and innovative and have an interest in the life sciences and medicine.
100% of subjects are taught in English.
The Bachelor’s Degree in Bioinformatics lasts for 3 years.
180 ECTS credits.
132 € / credit