Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Genomic Medicine

This course trains healthcare professionals in how to integrate genomic technology into patient care. This course is developed with Health Education England (HEE) and Genomics England Ltd (GeL). The course is especially for NHS professionals to improve skills and support career progression. It is also suitable for healthcare professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, including those working, or wanting to work, in other healthcare systems. The course is suitable for non-healthcare professionals too. In developing knowledge and skills in genomics, the course will prepare students for work or PhD study in: Genomics; bioinformatics; medical-related research in academia or the pharmaceutical industry; the medical application of genomics; introducing genomics as a new technology into a healthcare system.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a healthcare profession or relevant discipline if you are already working in healthcare. Applicants are also considered with lower or non-standard qualifications and are working in the healthcare profession or related field. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need an overall IELTS score of 7.0.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 - 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
PgDip Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

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Degree Programme Director
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