Taught course

Genomic Medicine

Institution
University of Exeter · University of Exeter Medical School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Normally a min 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Relevant clinical or professional experience may be taken into consideration as evidence of equivalency. 

Individuals who don't meet the normal entry criteria but have relevant professional experience will also be welcomed on to this MSc programme. Qualifications and experience will be assessed on application and there will be opportunities for APL (Assessment of Prior Learning).

Months of entry

October

Course content

Overview

  • Taught by world-leading academics in genomics research, including multifactorial traits, rare disorders, pharmacogenomics and epigenetics.
  • Developed by Health Education England and is aligned with their vision to prepare the NHS for the legacy of the 100,000 Genomes Project
  • You can opt to  study for a 60 credit PG Certificate or 120 credit PG Diploma, by selecting a combination of any of the modules on offer
  • Funded places from Health Education England are available for a maximum of four modules, the equivalent of a PG Certificate, for NHS professionals.
  • You will study the genomics and informatics of rare and common diseases, cancer and infectious diseases, which can be applied to clinical practice and medical research
Careers

The course is especially designed for healthcare professionals working within the National Health Service, to improve their capabilities and support career progression. It could be similarly beneficial for those working or aspiring to work in other healthcare systems.

Students who are not healthcare professionals would acquire knowledge, understanding and skills that should help them gain employment or PhD positions especially in the expanding fields of genomics, bioinformatics, or other medically-related research and development in either academia, pharmaceutical or biotech industries.

Information for international students

English language requirements

• IELTS: Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

• TOEFL: Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

• Pearson: 58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills


Please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/medicine/genomicmsc/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/medicine/genomicmsc/#fees

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725500