University of the Western Cape

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.