M.Sc. On Campus

Genomics and Precision Medicine

24 months
25061 USD/year
25061 USD/year
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The Genomics and Precision Medicine program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University is a multidisciplinary program, aiming to educate and train practitioners and researchers within the field of precision medicine and preventative population care, through advancing understanding of genomics, environment, and lifestyle on human health and paths toward addressing health challenges.


HBKU’s Genomics and Precision Medicine (GPM) programs are multidisciplinary graduate courses that have been designed to prepare the next generation of professionals and leaders, who will help implement the use of precision and personalized medicine in the healthcare system.

The Genomics and Precision Medicine program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University offers students advanced knowledge and training in state-of-the-art information gathering and analysis technologies in order to integrate “omics” – the branch of biology that deals with data on global changes at the molecular level in patients – with clinical data.

Program Focus

  • The exploration of a rigorous curriculum and practical training designed to provide a strong foundation, as well as cutting-edge knowledge, in both theoretical and applied aspects of genomics and precision medicine.
  • Students will be exposed to the latest advancements in the field of genomics and precision medicine and will explore state-of-the-art basic, clinical, technological, computational, and legal and ethical aspects of a fascinating, fast- expanding sector of the life sciences.
  • Throughout their studies, students will examine aspects of the four main pillars of genomics and precision medicine: clinical aspects, technology, “omics”, and bioethics.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Five mandatory foundation courses
  • Attendance at departmental seminars
  • A minimum of three elective courses
  • Thesis work and laboratory training

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A strong academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA out of 4) from a recognized university.
  • A strong background in science and evidence of coursework in biological or medical sciences.
  • Applicants are required to submit a valid IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL score of 79 to demonstrate their proficiency in English.
  • Official electronic copies of transcripts should be submitted as part of the online application.
  • Applicants should submit two letters of recommendation.
  • Applicants should submit a personal statement as part of the online application.
  • Applicants should submit a copy of their current resume or curriculum vitae as part of the online application.
  • All applicants should submit an electronic copy of their passport as part of the online application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50123 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    25061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50123 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • QAR 182,500 per full

Living costs for Ar Rayyan

4230 - 7920 QAR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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