|Category*||Module||Suggested contact hours|
|5||Evolution and Phylogenetics||40 hours|
|5||Population Genetics and GWAS||40 hours|
|5||High-Throughput Sequencing||40 hours|
|5||Structural Bioinformatics||40 hours|
|5||Computational Systems Biology||40 hours|
|5||Mathematics for Biologists||40 hours|
|5||BioMedical Text Mining||40 hours|
|6||Databases II||40 hours|
|6||Programming II||40 hours|
|6||Machine Learning||40 hours|
|6||Web Programming||40 hours|
|6||High Performance Computing (HPC)||40 hours|
|6||Data Visualisation||40 hours|
*Category 5-6 denotes the order in which these modules should be taught (category 0-4 are core modules and may be viewed here). Those wishing to enroll in the Bioinformatics Scientist stream should take: at least 2 elective (E) modules from category 5; and up to 3 elective (E) modules from categories 5 or 6. Those wishing to enroll in the Bioinformatics Engineer stream should take: at least 2 elective (E) modules from category 5; and up to 3 elective (E) modules from category 6.
Please see the H3ABioNet’s guidelines for more information regarding Bioinformatics Scientist and Bioinformatics Engineer streams as well as more information regarding setting up a degree program at your institution.