Genome sequencing is revolutionising the field of medicine. The ability to sequence and analyse the genome of individuals in a fast and inexpensive manner, provides an unprecedented level of genetic information associated to health and disease. The data processing of such levels of information is challenging, and requires specialised skills in genomics, health and data analysis.
You will explore how genome sequences are analysed and you will receive hands-on experience in data analysis. You will also study gene and genome technologies, as well as have the opportunity to develop your professional skills.
Personalised medicine is becoming a priority for health providers and governmental agencies around the world. Studying Health Genomics at the University of Essex will enable you to be a part of the next generation of healthcare providers, equipped with the necessary skills in health data analytics and genomics to make a real difference.
Potential career paths include: genomics consultant, health data analyst, genomic diagnostic specialist and scientist/researcher in health genomics.
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Analysis of Genomic Data
Gene Technology and Synthetic Biology
- Professional Skills and the Business of Biosciences
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesBiology Data Science & Big Data Genetics View 199 other Masters in Genetics in United Kingdom
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- A degree with an overall 2.2, or equivalent, in a relevant subject such as: Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science(s), Genetics, Pharmacology, Medicine, Chemistry.
- Your degree should contain some Biology/Medical components including: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Drug Design, Immunology, Microbiology and Virology.
- We will also consider applicants with backgrounds in Data Science, Bioinformatics or Computer Science degrees on a case by case basis.
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International19740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.