B.Eng. On Campus Blended

Bioinformatics Engineering (Honours)

48 months
49600 AUD/year
6880 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In this Bioinformatics Engineering (Honours) degree from University of New South Wales you will learn the foundation disciplines of bioinformatics, which includes biology (biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics), computing (algorithms, databases and programming), mathematics and statistics.  


Bioinformatics is at the convergence of computing and the life sciences, and involves the development of technologies for storing, extracting, organising, analysing, interpreting and using the 'tsunami' of genetic information being generated. 

The need to process and analyse vast amounts of information requires advances in both software technologies and hardware architectures. By taking this Bioinformatics Engineering (Honours) degree from University of New South Wales you will gain the skills to design and implement software for activities such as identifying the genes affected in specific cancer types.

Career opportunities

  • Pharmaceutical and health
  • Agrotech 
  • Banking and finance
  • Computer security
  • Bioinformatics
  • Big Data and digital Services
  • Consulting

Programme Structure

Majors include:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Bioinformatics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Product Engineering 
  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.


192 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 056835E 

  • You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations and this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.
  • If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you will be given an offer to study at UNSW.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49600 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6880 AUD per year during 48 months.


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