Study cover for Genetic and Genomic Counselling
Master Blended

Genetic and Genomic Counselling

Tampere University of Applied Sciences

18 months
Duration
10800 EUR/year
Free
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Master's degree in Genetic and Genomic Counselling from Tampere University of Applied Sciences provides you with the opportunity to continue onwards to Doctoral studies in other universities.

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Overview

In the Genetic and Genomic Counselling program from Tampere University of Applied Sciences , students have the opportunity to collaborate with research institutes, companies utilizing genetic information and international research groups. The studies also provide the ability to work in hospital, primary health care, companies and research groups in counseling and research related to genetics and genomic information.

Career Opportunities

You will be able to work independently in demanding expert tasks in genetic and genomic area and in international co-operation or as an entrepreneur.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Genetics and Genomics
  • Medical and Clinical Aspects of Genetic Disease
  • Genetic and Genomic Counselling Skills
  • Psychosocial and Ethics Aspects
  • Genetic Law and Guidelines
  • Genomic Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible to apply to TAMK's Master's Degree in Genetic and Genomic Counselling, you must hold one of the following: 1) a registered nurse or a biomedical laboratory science higher education degree from anywhere in the world or 2) a registered nurse, public health nurse, midwife or a biomedical laboratory science diploma from a Finnish vocational college (opistoaste), and have a minimum of two years' (24 months) work experience from the field after completing the degree.
  • If you apply with a degree completed outside of Finland and you are NOT an EU/EEA-citizen, the degree has to be completed by the end of the application period. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Master level programmes:
  • -1 500 € Early Bird discount, if whole year paid in one installment by 31 May.
  • Academic Award -scholarship waivers 25% - 50% for the second year based on credits gained.

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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