Taught course

Genomic Medicine

University of Southampton · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

For both NHS and non NHS staff the normal requirement for entry is a good first degree (lower second class), or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University, in a health, or health-related field.

If you do not have a good first degree you will be expected to provide evidence that you are able to study at Masters Level, normally:

  • a relevant professional qualification at a suitable level, (ii) several years' relevant post-qualifying professional experience, at least some of which must be at a responsible level; or
  • completion of at least three years of an undergraduate medical degree.

The programme is also open to undergraduate medical students who wish to intercalate during their medical studies, who must have successfully completed at least three years of their medical degree and achieved 60% or above in all their Year 3 assessments.

Months of entry


Course content

Genomic technologies and information will transform practice across the clinical professions over the next decade. Our MSc Genomic Medicine degree is designed to enhance knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving field. The masters course includes study of the genomics and informatics of rare and common diseases, cancer and infectious diseases, which can be applied to clinical practice and medical research. This degree is suitable for health professionals working in the NHS, as well as students seeking to make the most of genomics as it applies to their current or future career.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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