Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Contemporary Healthcare (Health Genetics)

Genetics and genomics have become an integral part of the healthcare service. Our modern programme, which we're constantly adapting to reflect professional and technological changes, will advance your skills, knowledge and insight in the challenging sector of genetic healthcare. Study part-time over three years and choose the modules you want to study. You'll leave fully equipped to provide more effective, efficient and better quality practice for the patients who rely on you.

Entry requirements

Students normally be health professionals and have a degree. For UK-registered genetic counsellors it may be possible to obtain credits using their registration portfolio.

Course modules

First year optional modules: Genetic Science for Health Professionals, Practical Genetics for Health Professionals, Practical Genetics for Health Professionals, Counselling Skills for Genetic Healthcare, Genetic Science for Health Professionals and Counselling Skills for Genetic Healthcare. Year 2 optional module: Advancing Research Knowledge in Practice. Final year core module: Dissertation. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858