Taught course

Genomic Medicine

Institution
University of Cambridge · Department of Medical Genetics
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2:1 Honours Degree.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The programme aims to:

  • provide professionally relevant teaching and learning informed by research in an integrated clinical and research environment;
  • develop and create a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine able to pursue and develop their roles in the rapidly changing and challenging environment of genomic medicine;
  • prepare healthcare professionals for the adoption of genomic technologies and the increasing use of genomic information as part of the diagnostic and treatment pathway;
  • develop a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine with the confidence to lead service improvement for safe and high-quality patient care, and with the required knowledge, skills and capability to have a positive personal impact on the work of others;
  • develop a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine with an understanding of research methodologies and clinical opportunities relevant to genomic medicine;
  • encourage a commitment to intellectual challenge and evidence-based clinical practice informed by the latest conceptual and theoretical knowledge of genomic medicine;
  • develop students' intellectual, practical and transferable skills related to genomic medicine;
  • encourage critical thinking related to genomic medicine; and
  • conduct systematic research relevant to their professional practice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Email
medgen@medschl.cam.ac.uk