College Dates

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Program Timetable 2017/18

Unless you are informed otherwise, all lectures will be in the Glaxo-Wellcome Suite (which you can find by: entering Birkbeck via the main entrance on Torrington Square; walk straight then right into the long main corridor; at the end of the corridor, go through the blue door using your access card or by phoning reception). The venues for practical sessions are listed below.

 

[AUTUMN TERM] [SPRING TERM] [SUMMER TERM AND BEYOND]

 

Autumn Term

First day of term: Monday 2 October 2017
Last day of term: Friday 15 December 2017

Program introduction: There will be a general introduction to the Masters Programme at 6pm, Monday 2nd October 2017 in the Glaxo-Wellcome Suite, Biological Sciences, Birkbeck.

Evening modules:-

Biocomputing I: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions from Tuesday 3rd October to Thursday 2nd November. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

Sequence Analysis & Genomics: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions plus a special Linux session from Thursday 9th November to Thursday 14th December. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

Daytime modules:-

Molecular Basis of Life: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Wednesday 4th October to Monday 6th November. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

Statistics: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Monday 13th November to Wednesday 13th December. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

 

Spring Term

First day of term: Monday 8th January 2018
Last day of term: Friday 23rd March 2018

Exam week: Monday 8th to Friday 12th January 2018.

Evening modules:-

Data Management: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions from Tuesday 16th January to Thursday 15th February. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

Biocomputing II: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm. 10 sessions from Tuesday 20th February to Thursday 22nd March. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

Daytime modules:-

Structural Bioinformatics: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Monday 15th January to Wednesday 14th February. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

Systems Biology: Monday and Wednesday afternoons, 2:15-5:15pm. 10 sessions from Monday 19th February to Wednesday 21st March. [Practical sessions: room TBC]

 

Summer Term and Beyond

First day of term: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last day of term: Friday 6th July 2018

Exam week: Monday 23rd to Friday 27th April 2018.

Projects: The deadline for handing in projects will be mid/late August (date to be confirmed).

Vivas: The MSc/MRes vivas will be held mid/late September (dates to be confirmed).