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Clinical Genomics

St George's, University of London · Clinical Developmental Sciences

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Entry requirements

Entrants to this course must hold a national training number (NTN) in clinical genetics.

Months of entry


Course content

The Clinical Genomics MSc for Clinical Geneticists in training is a flagship NHS and St George's University of London partnership delivering bespoke education and training, recognising the unique needs of an expert workforce in the genomics era. You are only eligible for this course if you have previously studied or are currently studying the Postgraduate Certificate in Interpretation and Clinical Application of Genomic Data (PgCert ICAG).

The use of genomic data is revolutionising the NHS, transforming patient diagnosis and treatment. The MSc Clinical Genomics will equip you with the ability and understanding to interpret genomic data when making clinical management decisions. It will also give you the opportunity to undertake a research project and extend your learning to areas of genomics that are of particular interest to you. The course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to disseminate your expert knowledge through the wider medical workforce.

The MSc Clinical Genomics combines:

  1. Four core modules from the PGCert in the Interpretation and Clinical Application of Genomic Data, PGCert ICAG; (60 credits)
  2. A research project; (60 credits)
  3. Four modules chosen from a menu of MSc Genomic Medicine modules that are applicable to Clinical Genetics and reflect the interests of the individual student. (60 credits)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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