12 months
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About

The Genomic Medicine programme at The University of Exeter is taught by world-leading academics in genomics research, including multifactorial traits, rare disorders, pharmacogenomics and epigenetics.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • NHS employees in England can apply for funding from Health Education England to undertake modules, up to a maximum of four (postgraduate certificate) in the first instance. More information
  • You will study the genomics and informatics of rare and common diseases, cancer and infectious diseases, which can be applied to clinical practice and medical research

Careers

The Genomic Medicine programme at The University of Exeter is especially designed for healthcare professionals working within the National Health Service, to improve their capabilities and support career progression. It could be similarly beneficial for those working or aspiring to work in other healthcare systems.

Students who are not healthcare professionals would acquire knowledge, understanding and skills that should help them gain employment or PhD positions especially in the expanding fields of genomics, bioinformatics, or other medically-related research and development in either academia, pharmaceutical or biotech industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Genetics and Genomics
  • Omics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine
  • Bioinformatics, Interpretation and Data Quality Assurance in Genome Analysis
  • Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Diseases
  • Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Cancer Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment
  • Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Healthcare

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a min 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Relevant clinical or professional experience may be taken into consideration as evidence of equivalency.
  • Individuals who don't meet the normal entry criteria but have relevant professional experience will also be welcomed on to this MSc programme. Qualifications and experience will be assessed on application and there will be opportunities for APL (Assessment of Prior Learning).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees

  •  £5,250 pa part-time (2 years); £3,500 pa part-time (3 years)
International fees 
  • £11,500 pa part-time (2 years);

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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