M.Sc. On Campus

Genomic Medicine

The University of Manchester

12 months
27000 GBP/year
12000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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During the Genomic Medicine course offered at The University of Manchester, you will be encouraged to use your intellectual curiosity, creativity and critical thinking in the practical application of genomics and bioinformatics.



This Genomic Medicine course offered at The University of Manchester aims to train healthcare professionals from different disciplines (eg medicine, nursing, scientists and technologists) in genomic knowledge that will impact on their service delivery to patients.

We will provide consistent up-to-date genomic education for the multi-professional healthcare workforce to support:
  • the embedding of genomics education at all levels of the current and future workforce;
  • the building of capacity and capability in the NHS workforce in genomic medicine both clinical and research.

The course also aims to equip science graduates with the skills and knowledge to secure employment in the healthcare sector or pursue a PhD in the field.

Teaching and learning

We take a student-focused and patient-centred approach to teaching and learning.The course content is delivered using a combination of online and face-to-face methods including lectures, problem and evidence-based learning, workshops and collaborative learning.The face-to-face elements are designed to help you develop the deeper contextualised specialist knowledge and critical evaluative skills necessary for a questioning and innovative approach to your learning and clinical practice.You will learn from healthcare professionals and industry partners who are working at the forefront of practice and clinical research and can draw on their scholarship and expertise to help you build your knowledge.

Career opportunities

Our course is designed to support and upskill healthcare professionals working in the NHS in areas where genomic medicine is becoming part of clinical practice.

Our science graduates have gone on to apply their new skills in service labs in their home countries, gained employment in the NHS, undertaken further study for genomic counselling, or have continued their research to pursue a PhD in the field.


The MSc in Genomic Medicine is accredited by Health Education England.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Diseases
  • Research Project MSc Genomic Medicine
  • Bioinformatics, Interpretation, Statistics and Data Quality Assurance
  • Health Informatics
  • Economics of Genomics and Precision Medicine
  • Research Project MSc Genomic Medicine
  • Counselling Skills for Genomic

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent :

  • biomedical science
  • medicine
  • nursing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.

MSc (part-time)

  • UK students (per annum): £6,000
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,500

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 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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