UCL (University College London)
Genetics of Human Disease
The course aims to provide scientists and clinicians with an in-depth knowledge of the role of genetics in human disease and how this can be applied to improve healthcare through the development and application of diagnostic tests and therapeutic agents.
Normally, a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university in a relevant discipline such as in biomedical sciences, life sciences or a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.
Core modules: advanced human genetics: research principles; human genetics in context; understanding bioinformatic resources and their applications; core skills; basic statistics for medical sciences; optional modules: genetics of cardiovascular related complex diseases; genetics of neurological diseases; statistics for interpreting genetic data.
Students develop their knowledge and understanding of genetics of human diseases through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations and journal clubs. Taught modules are assessed by unseen written examination and/or, written reports, oral presentations and coursework. The research project is assessed by the dissertation and oral presentation.
UK/EU students: MRC-funded UGI Master's Excellence Scholarships: 4of �4,200 towards fees and stipend of �15,740; international students: 5 competitive UGI Master's Prize Scholarship to the value of �2,000.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,370 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 25,140 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
0207 679 7381