Enrolment opened for the Graduate Diploma in Big Data Processing for Life Sciences
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Enrolment is open for the Graduate Diploma in Big Data Processing for Life Sciences offered by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. This new programme will begin on 17 February and is offered in collaboration with several institutions, such as Fundació i2cat, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, IDIAP Jordi Gol, Consorci Hospitalari Parc Taulí and the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG).
The diploma is promoted and coordinated by the Bioinformatics Barcelona (BIB) association. It offers training in the processing and management of great volumes of data in the health and agro-food fields, and the possibility of going on to a professional career as data scientist, data analyst, designer of data exploitation systems and big-data architect within the life sciences.
The programme, which lasts 6 months and has 25 available places, is addressed to graduates in the areas of Technology (computer engineering and similar fields), Health Sciences (medicine, nursing, or physiotherapy), and Science and Bioscience (biology, bioinformatics and other similar fields).