University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics

This course is suitable for graduates in life sciences, biomedical sciences and allied subjects, as well as people already employed in related fields, who wish to improve and update their knowledge and gain valuable experience. The course is designed to explain the technology, theory and practical approaches of molecular genetic methods to the diagnosis and understanding of human disease. The course aims to: provide an advanced course of study in the theoretical and practical aspects of the genetic basis and diagnosis of human disease; familiarise students with a research environment, thereby developing the skills necessary to undertake research; train students to carry out critical evaluation of published scientific papers so that they develop the ability to report and interpret results.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

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