This Human Molecular Genetics course from Imperial College London is aimed mainly at science graduates who seek research careers in areas such as fundamental human molecular genetics, genetic factors in human health and disease, or molecular and cytogenetic approaches to diagnosis.
The course is flexible, and updated regularly to reflect important advances in human genetics.
Teaching covers a wide range of topics, including the fundamentals of human genetics, clinical genetics and genomics, together with more advanced topics such as diabetes, cancer genetics, gene therapy, animal models and epigenetics.
Approximately 50% of our students go on to do a PhD, 25% become research assistants/associates, while others go on to jobs in industry or further studies (bioinformatics/ computing, medicine).
Typically one or two students every year enter the NHS in clinical genetics training posts.
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- Analytical Methods in Human Genetics
- Molecular Genetics
- Genetics of rare and common disease
- Genomics in the Laboratory
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesMolecular Sciences Bioinformatics Genetics View 106 other Masters in Molecular Sciences in United Kingdom
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- Our minimum requirement is a 2.1 degree in biochemical sciences, genetics or another science-based degree.
- Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements listed but who have substantial relevant industry experience may exceptionally be admitted following completion of a ‘Special Qualifying Exam’ (SQE)
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International36700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36700 GBP per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA12600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12600 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.