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Genomic Medicine (Taught)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€23,654.36/year
2809 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

This course based on the curriculum of Health Education England, NHS England and Genomics England LTD, will equip you with; knowledge and skills to understand and interpret genomic data, an understanding of genetic and genomic techniques in a clinical setting, bioinformatic approaches required for analysis of genomic data, and advanced knowledge and skills to improve service delivery to patients.

On this programme you will be introduced to the fundamentals of human genetics and genomics along with techniques required for DNA and RNA sequencing to study genomic variation observed in the clinical setting. Everything you learn will enhance your employability skills, whether you already work in the NHS, or you are a student who wants a career in the clinical setting.

Note:
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Degree from State Technical Insitute (TEI)
7.5
or
Bachelor's Degree
7.5
English Level
IELTS
6.5
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
62
or
TOEFL (internet based)
88
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Detailed Transcript
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Notes:

Main Entry Requirements:

  • A degree in a relevant subject such as biochemistry, genetics, pharmacology, pharmacy, medical biosciences or nursing.

Alternative Entry Qualifications:

  • Applications from candidates who can demonstrate sufficient relevant work experience may also be considered on an individual basis, for example:
  1. a relevant professional qualification at a suitable level
  2. several years' relevant post-qualifying professional experience, at least some of which must be at a responsible level
  3. completion of at least three years of an undergraduate medical degree

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.5
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 176
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Curriculum

Modules

Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics

Omics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine

Ethical, Legal and Societal Issues (ELSI) in Applied Genomics

Cancer Genomics

Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease

Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Disease

Dissertation Project

Pharmacogenomics & Stratified Healthcare

Bioinformatics for Genome Analysis

Careers

This course has been designed the course to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Genomic Medicine, and the skills and knowledge you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

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