Taught course

Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

2:2 honours degree in life sciences, biomedical sciences or allied subjects.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our course is unique. You’ll explore the molecular genetic basis to disease from both a human and infectious disease perspective.

Key topics that you’ll cover include:

  • the molecular basis to human genetic diseases
  • the molecular basis to infectious diseases
  • molecular diagnostic technologies in healthcare
  • bioinformatics and statistics
  • research skills

On this course, you will:

  • experience advanced study in the theoretical and practical aspects of the genetic basis and diagnosis of disease from both human and pathogen perspectives
  • be involved with an active research laboratory where you will develop the skills essential for a career in research
  • train to carry out critical evaluation of published scientific papers and develop the ability to report and interpret results
  • study the latest diagnostic technologies in healthcare

You will work with an active research group throughout your project - getting involved in research at the forefront of the University's research strategy.

This course is suitable for graduates in life sciences, biomedical sciences and allied subjects, as well as those already employed in science, laboratory or medical fields.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Phone
+44 (0) 115 951 5151