Taught course

Genetics MSc

University of Aberdeen · College of Life Sciences and Medicine

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Course content


You gain a thorough understanding of genetics as it relates to medicine and human disease on this programme. Advancements and breakthroughs in genetics are constantly reported in the news and media. This interest and curiosity is fuelled by the latest research that offers the potential to better diagnose, and hopefully treat, disease. These goals will continue to be delivered by the next generation of research scientists and clinicians.

Courses include: Bioinformatics, Applied Statistics, Generic Skills, Basic Skills, Molecular Genetics, Introductory Immunology, Introduction to Microbiology, Genome - Enabled Medicine, Research Tutorials, Immunogenetics, Human Genetics, and Masters Research Project

Industry Links and Careers

  • You are taught at one of the largest European medical campuses with a teaching hospital
  • You can study immunogenetics as part of the programme which can influence clinical transplantation outcomes and susceptibility to infectious diseases, immunodeficieincy and human reproduction


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Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

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