University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Genetic Medicine

This course gives students the opportunity to conduct projects under the supervision of international experts in areas such as biochemical genetics, developmental genetics, ocular genetics, health services research in genetics, common disease genetics (cancer and pharmacogenetics), and clinical neurogenetics.

Entry requirements

A BSc (normally a 1st or 2.1), MBChB, or equivalent is expected from a British university in an appropriate biological or medical subject; international candidates must have obtained the equivalent of a 2.1 in a related degree from a reputed University; candidates on the undergraduate medical programme must have satisfactorily completed years 1-3 of the MBChB with no failure at any examination.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods; techniques workshops; tutorials; lectures; research project 1; research project 2; seminar series (not assessed).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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