Module Catalogues

Research Methods in Bioinformatics

Module Title Research Methods in Bioinformatics
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00

Aims and Fit of Module

To provide students with training in handling diverse, large-scale, biomolecular datasets and in extracting biologically meaningful information from them

Learning outcomes

A. Use programming language (such as R, Python, Bash) to perform basic analyses tasks.
B. Apply appropriate bioinformatics tools to conduct a research project in this area.
C. Critically analyse and process high-throughput biomolecular data.
D. Appraise, integrate and present different types of bioinformatic data in appropriate formats.
E. Apply appropriate statistical tools to analyse bioinformatics data.

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures and computational skills training.