University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Genomic Medicine

Genomic technologies and information will transform practice across the clinical professions over the next decade. This MSc is a new programme commissioned by Health Education England, being offered alongside other centres across England to provide a multi-disciplinary, multi-professional course in genomics applied to clinical practice and medical research, enhancing knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving field, and particularly focused on the 100,000 Genomes Project. This programme is suitable for health professionals working in the NHS, as well as students seeking to make the most of genomics as it applies to their current or future career. Available full-and part-time and as a PG Dip and PG Cert.

Entry requirements

PgCert

Second-class degree, or relevant professional qualification or post-qualifying professional experience.

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; Health Economics; Workplace-based Learning; and Clinical Research Skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,920 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 15,920 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time March 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time March 2017 - 2 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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