Oxford Brookes University
Medical Genetics and Genomics (MSc)
The advent of affordable rapid genome sequencing will produce enormous amounts of genetic data on both individuals and populations, and the challenge for scientists is to unlock the potential of this 'big data'. Doing so requires a new generation of scientists who can combine genetics and bioinformatics to understand how genomic changes cause diseases such as cancer, thus enabling the development of novel treatments, through drugs and gene therapy, and prevention strategies. With the huge expansion in number of individual genomes being sequenced, this is one of the fastest growing areas of biomedical science as we embrace the era of personalised medicine.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||-||36 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Headington Campus||Oxford||OX3 0BP||South East|
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