Independent Research Project

Module code: BS7130

The independent research project is the chance for you to gain hands on experience on data handling and analysing bioinformatics data – from data acquisition to statistical analysis and inference. You will be encouraged to pursue an independent research project with guidance from a supervisor. This module will encourage you to produce effective research in your chosen subject and provide the opportunity to implement the skills you have gained from your taught modules.


  • 15 - 75 hours of project supervision
  • 90 hours of guided independent study


  • Supervisor's assessment of performance (35%)
  • Thesis (55%)
  • Oral presentation (10%)