Introduction to Genomics Data Science - Micro-credential

This micro-credential is designed to introduce students to data science tools used in the analysis of genomic data. Students will first be introduced to different sequencing technologies, assays, and associated outputs. The R statistical programming environment (including Bioconductor libraries) will then be used to perform basic analysis of sequence data. Students will also gain experience in the use of the linux command-line environment and HPC/cloud infrastructure allowing them to perform large scale genomic analyses. Throughout the module, emphasis will be placed on reproducible research using a combination of software environment management and code versioning tools, including: docker, conda, and git/github.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be over 21 years of age.

Application dates

From the 1st April 2024 you can apply for any University of Galway Micro-credential through our Online Application Portal.

When completing your application please make sure to apply under CPC14 (Postgraduate CPD in Medicine & Health Sciences) in the drop-down menu after selecting Standalone Module- Continuing Professional Development.

For this micro-credential, please copy and paste or type this into the text box under Module Name: MA5120


12 weeks.

The mode of study for this Micro-credential is Online Learning.

Enrolment dates

Academic Year 2024/25

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