Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

301135 v.2 Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics


Course CRICOS Code: 041923F
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 0.5 Years


This course is designed to provide the necessary training for graduates in the biological field to gain an understanding of the elements of applied bioinformatics. The program includes aspects of computing, molecular databases, sequence alignments, molecular evolution and phylogenetic analysis, structure and function relationships for proteins and three dimensional modelling of protein molecules. A project in applied bioinformatics is also completed.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in a relevant area.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is one semester full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Special Note

Students are expected to have access to a computer.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

301131 v.2   MT 550 Bioinformatics - Computing 3.0 25.0
301491 v.3   Computing Fundamentals 501 3.0 25.0
301132 v.2   MT 551 - Applied Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Analysis 3.0 25.0
301133 v.2   MT 552 - Protein Structure and Modelling 3.0 25.0
301134 v.2   MT 553 - Applied Bioinformatics Project 5.0 25.0


Availability Information has not been provided by the respective School or Area. Prospective/current students should contact the School or Area listed above for further information.

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