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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Genomic Medicine

University of Cambridge

24 months
Duration
18000 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
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About

The Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine from University of Cambridge is designed to educate suitably qualified NHS healthcare professionals and science graduates with an interest in bio-medical science and the application of genomics to prepare for the future adoption of genomic technologies and the use of genomic information as part of the diagnostic and treatment pathway.

Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine from University of Cambridge has been developed by the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education and Cambridge University Hospitals in partnership with Wellcome Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences, and EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute.

This is a part-time course designed to fit with the demands of full-time employment. The course is delivered through a combination of face-to-face sessions requiring attendance in Cambridge, self-directed learning and supported through a virtual learning environment [VLE].

Aims of the programme

  • To provide professionally relevant teaching and learning informed by research in an integrated clinical and research environment;
  • To develop and create a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine able to pursue and develop their roles in a rapidly-changing and challenging environment of genomic medicine;
  • To prepare healthcare professionals for the adoption of genomic technologies and the increasing use of genomic information as part of the diagnostic and treatment pathway;
  • To develop a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine with the confidence to lead service improvement for safe and high quality patient care, and with the required knowledge, skills and capability to have a positive personal impact on the work of others;

Programme Structure

The PG Diploma is a two year course and students must complete eight modules. There is additional between-module reflection, study and assignment work.

Modules include:

  • Omics techniques and their application to genomic medicine
  • Bioinformatics, interpretation and data quality assurance in genome analysis
  • Application of genomics in infectious disease
  • Molecular pathology of cancer and application in cancer diagnosis, screening, and treatment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally expected to a hold a 2i degree or higher from a UK university or an equivalent from an overseas university.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copies of relevant qualification certificates and transcripts
  • Language proficiency (if required)
  • Contact details of two referees who will be contacted on your behalf
  • Evidence of funding (if applicable)
  • Employer support letter

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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