Taught course

Human Molecular Genetics

Institution
Imperial College London · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Our minimum requirement is a 2.1 UK Honour's degree in biochemical sciences, genetics or other science-based degree.

Mature applicants with relevant academic or professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course provides a broad grounding in human genetics, with the emphasis on the molecular aspects of human genetics, particularly in relation to human disease.

It 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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Deborah Jones
Email
deborah.jones@imperial.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7594 6515