Ph.D. On Campus

Computer Science - Bioinformatics

McGill University

36 months
16122 CAD/year
2624 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Computer Science - Bioinformatics research at lies at McGill University the intersection of biological/medical sciences and mathematics/computer science/engineering. 


The intention of the Computer Science - Bioinformatics option from McGill University is to train students to become researchers in this interdisciplinary field. 

Key Features 

  • This includes the development of strategies for experimental design, the construction of tools to analyze datasets, the application of modelling techniques, the creation of tools for manipulating bioinformatics data, the integration of biological databases and the use of algorithms and statistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis
  • Bioinformatics Seminar
  • Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination
  • Thesis Proposal and Area Examination
  • Bioinformatics: Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics: Proteomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Graduate Record Examination 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16122 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16122 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2624 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2624 CAD per year during 36 months.


McGill University is committed to provide financial support for graduate education. Through Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) and other academic units, McGill is working to increase the number of student fellowships and scholarships, exploring new avenues for student support, and making it easier to disburse existing funds. Our competitive funding support offers, coupled with Montreal’s low cost of living, makes graduate studies at McGill a wise educational investment.

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