Pharmaceutical Bioinformatics with Sequence Analysis, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Spring 2023, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 16 January 2023

    End date: 19 February 2023

    Application deadline: 17 October 2022

    Application code: UU-87320 Application

    Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 9 January 2023 – 16 January 2023

Entry requirements: Admitted to Master Programme in Pharmaceutical Modelling or Master Programme Drug Discovery and Development and completed previous courses.
Within the Master of Science in Pharmacy Programme, it is required that the student has at least 150 credits and completed semester 1-7.
Within the civil engineering programs chemical engineering, molecular biotechnology, and bioinformatics required are at least 120 credits, of which 30 within bioscience.
For non-programme students a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science/ Science in Pharmacy, or equal degree is required (180 credits). Knowledge in English equivalent to that required for basic eligibility to Swedish higher education.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 18,125

Tuition fee, total: SEK 18,125

About the course

The course aims to provide basic knowledge of how bioinformatics tools can be used to solve problems within pharmacology, pharmacy, and pharmaceutical chemistry. The course presents an introduction and historical account of pharmaceutical bioinformatics, representation of biological and chemical data in computers, biological and chemical databases, theory and methods for analysis of experimental data, sequence analysis, predictive modelling, model validation, structure-activity relationships, and applications in pharmaceutical bioinformatics.

More information


Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences

Biomedicinskt centrum BMC, Husargatan 3

Box 591, 751 24 UPPSALA

Ola Spjuth