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About

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.

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Overview

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
  • Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics

  • Omics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine
  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

30-60 credits per year

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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

PGDip/PGCert

  • UK-EU £ 2,000
  • International £ 3,350

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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