UCL (University College London)
Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine
Students develop a body of knowledge about the genetic variation between underlying differential responses to drugs and how this can be applied to prevent adverse drug reactions and improve healthcare.
Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in biomedical sciences or related subject area, or medical discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.
Core modules: clinical applications of pharmacogenetic tests; drug design and development; molecular pharmacology; basic statistics for medical sciences; human genetics in context; principles of human genetics (Henry Stewart online lectures); core skills; options: pharmacology of inflammation; anticancer personalised medicines; pharmacogenetics, adverse drug reactions and biomakers; computational and systems biology; genetics of cardiovascular disease; genetics of neurological disease; statistics for interpreting genetic data.
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations and journal clubs. Taught modules are assessed through an unseen written examination and/or, written reports, oral presentations and coursework. The research project is assessed by the dissertation and oral presentation.
International Students: The UCL Genetics Institute offers 2 competitive UGI Master's Prize Scholarships: 2 of �2,000 each.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,570 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 24,400 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