Taught course

Interpretation and Clinical Application of Genomic Data

St George's, University of London

Entry requirements

You should have or be expected to achieve, a minimum of a second class degree (2:2). For healthcare graduates a pass is required. All degrees must be awarded before 1 August on the year of entry.

You must also hold a national training number (NTN) in clinical genetics.

Months of entry


Course content

The course consists of four modules which are firmly embedded in the Clinical Genetics training pathway; utilising but restructuring training, so that it runs in parallel with full-time clinical duties and embeds academic teaching with clinical application. The course will enable you to feel proficient in the interpretation of genomic data, and confident in making clinical management decisions on the basis of your interpretation. It will also provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to disseminate your expert knowledge through the wider medical workforce.

The Interpretation and Clinical Application of Genomic Data PgCert consists of four modules to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to advance your understanding in the interpretation and clinical application of genomic data.

Course highlights

  • Bespoke training for clinical geneticists.
  • Teaching runs in parallel with full time clinical duties and embeds academic teaching with clinical application.
  • Part of a package of genomic educational initiatives run through the University.
  • St George’s ranked joint 8th in the UK for research impact in 2021 in the Times Higher Education REF2021 Impact Scores.

Information for international students

For information on how to apply, advice on visas and immigration and English language requirements please visit our international student support webpages.

Fees and funding

For information about tuition fees, funding and scholarships please visit our fees and funding webpages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
020 3897 2032