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Pharmacogenomics

Manchester University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
27200 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science degree in Pharmacogenomics (MS in PGx) at Manchester University gives students the unique opportunity to enter one of the newest and most exciting fields of science: personalized medicine, also known as precision medicine.

Overview

The study of the relationship between an individual’s genes and his or her response to a medication allows physicians and other clinicians to prescribe drugs to maximize therapy early on and avoid or decrease the chance of adverse effects. Pharmacogenomics is a revolutionary application of science, and Manchester University offers one of the only degree programs in the world focusing on this “here and now,” cutting-edge field!

Where Innovation Meets Medication

With the Master of Science degree in Pharmacogenomics (MS in PGx) at Manchester University, you will be ready for employment in the genetic testing and pharmaceutical industries as an applied scientist who can work on all aspects of pharmacogenomic testing including sample accessioning and preparation, sample analysis, data storage, data mining and reporting. You will also be equipped to pursue a Ph.D. or a professional degree in fields like medicine, pharmacy or dentistry. This program can also expand your capabilities in professional fields, such as genetic counseling.

Upon completion of our program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate mastery of the scientific principles that relate to pharmacogenomics.
  • Use literature and database resources to keep up-to-date with the evolving field of pharmacogenomics.
  • Interpret pharmacogenomic test results and effectively communicate information in written and oral formats.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency with relevant instrumentation and methodologies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Pharmacogenomics
  • Pharmacology
  • Human Genetics 
  • Analytical Technology 
  • Research Responsibility and Ethics
  • Applied Pharmacogenomics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
2.7

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in science or a science related field (chemistry, biology, etc.); or a professional degree (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, etc.); or a master's degree in science or science related field (genetic counseling, etc.)
  • Official or certified copies of national exams
  • Evidence of financial support
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Certified copies of marks, grades, transcripts
Secondary transcripts of grades, marks or final exam results must be certified as true copies of the original.  If you are transferring from a university outside the U.S., you must have the transcript evaluated by World Education Services. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27200 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    27200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27200 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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