M.Sc. On Campus

Genetic Counselling

Qatar University

24 months
458 EUR/credit 10534 EUR/year
458 EUR/credit 10534 EUR/year
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Students admitted to the MSc in Genetic Counselling at Qatar University will learn through courses, research, seminars and clinical placements to enhance their knowledge and proficiency in the practice of Genetic Counselling.  


Graduates will be able to conduct themselves in accordance with the ethical, legal and professional principles and values of the profession. 

Key Features 

  • The program will include 46 credit hours, will be offered to both male and female students, and the language of instruction for all courses will be English. 
  • The Master in Genetic Counselling program at Qatar University is a full-time, two-year program that awards the professional degree of Master of Science in Genetic Counselling. 

Programme Structure

Key Features 

  • Principles of Genetic Counselling
  • Cytogenetics Developmental Biology
  • Medical and Human Genetics 
  • Molecular Diagnostic
  • Genetic Counselling Practicum 
  • Advanced Principles of Genetic Counselling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


46 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Admissions Application
  • Official Graduation Statement
  • Final, official and certified university transcripts
  • Official TOEFL (DI Code-8943) /IELTS score report or other evidence of English proficiency in accordance with QU Policy
  • Two confidential recommendation letters from undergraduate professors or employers
  • Health Certificate issued inside Qatar (International students please refer to International Students Website)
  • Photocopy of the applicant's Qatar ID card (Non-Qatari applicants must also provide a copy of their passport)
  • Two recent passports sized photograph
  • Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  • Application Fees: QR 350

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10534 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 458 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10534 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 458 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • QR 2,000 per credit hour

Living costs for Doha

4700 - 8800 QAR /month
Living costs

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


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