M.Sc. On Campus

Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics

University of Nottingham

12 months
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This Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics degree at the University of Nottingham explores the molecular genetic basis to disease from both a human and infectious disease perspective.


This Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics degree at the University of Nottingham covers:

  • the molecular basis to human genetic diseases
  • the molecular basis to infectious diseases
  • molecular diagnostic technologies in healthcare
  • bioinformatics and statistics
  • research skills


    We offer individual careers support for all postgraduate students.

    Expert staff can help you research career options and job vacancies, build your CV or résumé, develop your interview skills and meet employers.

    More than 1,500 employers advertise graduate jobs and internships through our online vacancy service. We host regular careers fairs, including specialist fairs for different sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Common Research Methods: Molecular Techniques
  • Common Research Methods: Transferable Research Skills
  • Statistics
  • Microbial Genetics and Genomics
  • Gene Regulation in Mammalian Cells
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Services in Health Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should apply as early as possible. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 honours degree (or international equivalent) in life sciences, biomedical sciences or allied subjects

Tuition Fee


Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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