Taught course

Human and Molecular Genetics

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent university qualification in molecular biology or a related subject (eg Biochemistry, Genetics, Biotechnology, and Microbiology).

We also accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies. Candidates with professional experience may also be considered following interview.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc gives students excellent postgraduate training, and leads to exciting careers in research, industry, the NHS and other clinical institutions. Many of our graduates have also gone on to study bioscience at PhD level.

You’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of medical and molecular genetics, and receive clinical genetics training to prepare you for a research project in a modern research facility. You’ll have the chance to collaborate with top genetics research laboratories and clinical partners.

This MSc was developed in partnership with the Sheffield Diagnostic Genetics Service (SDGS), which is a world-renowned clinical genetics facility. This relationship is unique to this course and gives you the opportunity to be taught by the SDGS Director and the Lead Scientist for Constitutional Genetics.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Linda Harris
Email
linda.harris@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2750