Why study this Medical Genomics course at London Metropolitan University?
The data now being generated is producing insights at an amazing rate, and personalised medicine is just around the corner. Skilled and talented biologists capable of analysing, processing and innovating are in growing demand by employers. If you're a science graduate who wants to specialise and gain employment in this area, then you can be part of the new golden age in medical genomics with this master's degree.
London Met’s superb facilities include a £30 million Science Centre with 280 workstations and specialist laboratories where you can undertake research and refine your hands-on experience. This will greatly enhance your employability upon graduation of the Medical Genomics programme at London Metropolitan University.
Our research-active staff will be joined guest lecturers from organisations such as Barts Health NHS Trust, Imperial College London, King’s College London, University College London, St George's Hospital and Brunel University. We also maintain a strong collaboration with the prestigious Colombian Institute for the Promotion of Higher Education (ICFES), providing you with the opportunity to sign up to our exciting international work exchange programme.
These connections with prestigious universities mean you’ll have the opportunity to meet and discuss your career options, secure work placements or apply for studentships. When you graduate, you’ll also be eligible to join the Royal Society of Biology, with whom we are registering this course to be accredited in the near future.
The University’s close location to the impressive genome and scientific job market in London means you’ll be well-placed for a career upon graduation. Our Careers and Employability team will help you improve your CV and assist you in your search for employment upon graduation from the Medical Genomics MSc.
After the course
With your training in human genetics, many opportunities will be available to you upon graduation. Genomics is important in both public and private domains, and there is increasing demand for new graduates in a growing number of new genome centres and companies in the UK and abroad, such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambirdge and Medgenome in India. Genomics is also a key area for the NHS, with governmental initiatives such as the 100,000 Genomes Project.
As genetics becomes a recognised part of all biological sciences, there will be an increasing demand for individuals with expertise in this field.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Fundamentals of Medical Genetics and Genomics
- Genetic and Genomic Informatics
- Medical Genetics and Genomics
- Research Project for Medical Genomics
- Scientific Frameworks For Research
- Advanced Immunology
- 12 months
- 24 months
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You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.
DisciplinesBiomedicine Human Medicine Health Sciences View 742 other Masters in Human Medicine in United Kingdom
You will be required to have:
- a lower second class (2.2) UK undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject (eg biology, biomedical science, biological science or medical genetics)
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
International13250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK/EU: £995 per 20 credits
- International: £1,470 per 20 credits
Our team of specialist advisers aim to make your time at the University as affordable and stress-free as possible. You can come in and see us even before applying, and we can help you with your applications for funding to support your studies.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.