UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course aims to provide scientists and clinicians with an in'depth knowledge of the role of genetics in human disease and how this can be applied to improve healthcare through the development and application of diagnostic tests and therapeutic agents.

Course Modules

Core modules: advanced human genetics: research principles; human genetics in context; understanding bioinformatic resources and their applications; core skills; basic statistics for medical sciences; optional modules: genetics of cardiovascular related complex diseases; genetics of neurological diseases; statistics for interpreting genetic data.

Course Additional Entry

Normally, a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university in a relevant discipline such as in biomedical sciences, life sciences or a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £25,140  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,370  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Part Time
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip