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About

All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The Genomic Medicine programme is offered by Swansea University.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

We are now accepting applications for this course for January 2021. Please visit our website for more information.

If you are a healthcare professional already working in the NHS, or you’re a graduate wanting to work in the clinical setting, this MSc  Genomic Medicine programme at Swansea University will enhance your career prospects.

This part-time course based on the curriculum of Health Education England, NHS England and Genomics England LTD, will equip you with; knowledge and skills to understand and interpret genomic data, an understanding of genetic and genomic techniques in a clinical setting, bioinformatic approaches required for analysis of genomic data, and advanced knowledge and skills to improve service delivery to patients.

On this programme you will be introduced to the fundamentals of human genetics and genomics along with techniques required for DNA and RNA sequencing to study genomic variation observed in the clinical setting. Everything you learn will enhance your employability skills, whether you already work in the NHS, or you are a student who wants a career in the clinical setting.

Career opportunities

This Genomic Medicine programme at Swansea University has been designed the course to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Genomic Medicine, and the skills and knowledge you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Bioinformatics for Genome Analysis
  • Ethical, Legal and Societal Issues (ELSI) in Applied Genomics
  • Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Cancer Diagnosis, Screening, and Treatment
  • Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease
  • Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Disease
  • Omics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

An up-to-date CV (including a personal statement outlining the relevance of the course to the applicants professional development) and letter of support from the applicants Head of Department.

Applicants should hold a 2:2 in a relevant subject such as biochemistry, genetics, pharmacology, pharmacy, medical biosciences or nursing

Applications from candidates who can demonstrate sufficient relevant work experience may also be considered on an individual basis, for example:

  • a relevant professional qualification at a suitable level
  • several years' relevant post-qualifying professional experience, at least some of which must be at a responsible level
  • completion of at least three years of an undergraduate medical degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

For funding and scholarships, please visit our website for more details.

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