12 months
23000 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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.

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  • Developed by Health Education England and is aligned with their vision to prepare the NHS for the legacy of the 100,000 Genomes Project
  • You will have the flexibility to combine modules from the traditional MSc with this fully online version
  • You will study a rich curriculum examining theory, research, policy and practice in the field of genomic medicine
  • 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. 


The Genomic Medicine programme at The University of Exeter  is especially designed for healthcare professionals across the world, to improve their capabilities, their ability to work across international healthcare systems and within healthcare related industry and to support career progression.

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


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


180 alternative credits



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.  The University is committed to an equal opportunities policy with respect to gender, age, race, sexual orientation and/or disability when dealing with applications. It is also committed to widening access to higher education to students from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience.

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

  • MSc: £10,500 full-time; £5,250 pa part-time (2 years); £3,500 pa part-time (3 years)
  • PGDip: £3,500pa (2 years)
  • PGCert: £3,500 (1 year)

Standalone module fees: UK: £950 per 15-credit module 

International fees 
  • MSc: £23,000 full-time; £11,500 pa part-time (2 years);
  • PGDip: £7,700 pa (2 years)
  • PGCert: £7,700 (1 year)

Standalone module fees: International £2,100 per 15-credit module


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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