At least a second class honours degree from a UK university in biochemical sciences, genetics or a related subject. Normally, students on this course have a 2.1 or 1st class undergraduate degree. Candidates with medical or nursing degress, or with other training backgrounds, can also be very successful on this course.
Months of entry
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.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
|Dissertation||40 (10000 words)|
Course contact details
- Admissions, Registry