University of the Western Cape

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University of the Western Cape
Type Public
Established 1959 (1959)
Chancellor Thabo Makgoba
President Tyrone Pretorius
Location Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa
Campus Urban
Website uwc.ac.za
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19883

University of the Western Cape is a public university located in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. The university is divided into a diverse array of faculties, centers, departments, institutes, schools, and other units offering many different courses of study.[1] The university ranked 10 among all African universities according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours, completed in roughly two years; Offered through South African National Bioinformatics Institute (SANBI)
Available online? No
Program URL: [1]


Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
?? credit hours, completed in roughly three years; Offered through SANBI
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.sanbi.ac.za/training-2/phd-bioinformatics/


Fellowship in Bioinformatics
Maximum three-year appointment; Offered through SANBI
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.sanbi.ac.za/training-2/post-doctoral-research/


Additional external links

References

  1. "All Areas of Study". University of the Western Cape. https://www.uwc.ac.za/Faculties/Pages/All-Areas-of-Study.aspx. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  2. "University of the Western Cape". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/university-of-the-western-cape-528949. Retrieved 13 December 2016.