Entry requirements

You need at least a 2:2 degree in a subject such as: life sciences, computer science, medicine/nursing.

You must submit all supporting documents, including evidence that you can satisfy our English language requirement, when you submit your application.

You must also demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of genetics.

Months of entry


Course content

Genomic data and technologies are transforming clinical practice and medical research, and this MSc ensures you are at the forefront of this rapidly evolving field. This programme explores the genomics and informatics of rare and common diseases, cancer and infectious diseases, and is suitable for health professionals or students seeking to apply genomics to their current or future study.

This course focuses on our local clinical and bioinformatics expertise, and offers you the choice of three pathways: Genomic Medicine, Genomic Informatics or general Genomics.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language, you'll need to complete an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to demonstrate your competence in English. You must have a score of 7.0 (minimum of 6.0 in each category) or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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