6.0 in the overall band, and no single result below 6.0
GRE test (not mandatory but helpful for the application)
Statement of purpose
At least one Letter of Recommendation by a University Professor
The applicant should have a substantial background in the life sciences, computer science and mathematics. Typically this would include previous courses in the following areas: Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Theoretical Biology, Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Fundamentals of Theoretical Computer Science.