M.Sc. On Campus

Genomic Medicine

Swansea University

12 months
20600 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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If you are a healthcare professional already working in the NHS, or you’re a graduate wanting to work in the clinical setting, this Genomic Medicine programme from Swansea University will enhance your career prospects.


This 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 from 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 include:

  • Omics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine
  • Ethical, Legal and Societal Issues (ELSI) in Applied Genomics 
  • Cancer Genomics 
  • Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease
  • Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Disease   
  • Dissertation Project  
  • Pharmacogenomics & Stratified Healthcare
  • Bioinformatics for Genome Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:1 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

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  • International

    20600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10200 GBP per year during 12 months.

 MSc 2 Year Part Time

  • UK - £5,100
  • International - £10,300


  • UK - £ 6,800
  • International - £13,750

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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