Taught course

Genomic Medicine

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

The course is aimed at UK/EU/International students with minimum of a 2:1 in a relevant scientific degree and NHS colleagues from suitable healthcare backgrounds.

Medical students can intercalate after completion of three years of their medical degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Lead academics: Dr Janine Kirby and Dr Dennis Wang

This is a stimulating course at the interface of medicine and data science. The course draws on expertise from two University faculties – Medicine, Dentistry and Health, and Science – as well as Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and the Sheffield Genetics Diagnostic Service (Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust). It’s aimed at students as well as professionals from healthcare and science backgrounds. The syllabus, as outlined by Health Education England (HEE), covers the scope and application of genomics in medicine and biomedical research as well as considering ethical and genetic counselling aspects which genomic medicine introduces.

The course is taught by academics, scientists and clinicians, using a range of methods. You’ll have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of hypothesis-driven research by carrying out your own project in genomic medicine.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, 6.0 in writing, 7.0 in listening and 6.0 in speaking, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
genomicmedicine@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2296