University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Genomic Medicine

Southampton's full-time or part-time MSc Genomic Medicine programme explores the genomics and informatics of rare and common diseases, cancer and infectious diseases, and the application of these for diagnostics, prognostics and stratified medicine. Our programme is suitable for science graduates seeking to apply genomics to their future careers, and for health professionals from medicine, nursing, public health and clinical sciences. Our flexible postgraduate course offers you the option of tailoring your learning to suit your needs and career aspirations. You can choose from studying single modules, a PG Certificate, a PG Diploma or the full MSc, and we have full-time and part-time study options. It will equip you with the skills to improve diagnosis and personalised treatment, as well as how to disseminate this knowledge to your peers, patients and the public.

Entry requirements

MSc: Second-class degree, or relevant professional qualification or post-qualifying professional experience. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Second-class degree, or relevant professional qualification or post-qualifying professional experience

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics; Omic Techniques and their application to Genomic Medicine; Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Diseases; Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Cancer Diagnosis, Screening, and Treatment; Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Healthcare; Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease, Bioinformatics, Interpretation, and Data Quality Assurance in Genome Analysis; and a Research Project. Optional modules: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Applied Genomics; Counselling Skills for Genomics; Teaching the Teachers to Teach; Workplace-based Learning; Clinical Research Skills; Advanced Bioinformatics.

Assessment methods

Assessments will include short and extended assignments, multi-choice and short-answer questions, oral and poster presentations, research proposals, virtual patient tasks, written exams, and analytical manipulations of genomic datasets.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,773 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 5,849 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 2,925 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Medicine
Telephone number: 
02380594408