UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course aims to provide medical and science'based students with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the field of prenatal genetics and fetal medicine, specifically human genetics, human embryonic development and fetal medicine. There is a strong focus on development of key skills and careers advice in the programme.

Course Modules

Core modules: Basic genetics and technology; gametogenesis, preimplantation development and IVF; genetic mechanisms; organogenesis and fetal development; prenatal diagnosis and screening; medical genetics; fetal and perinatal medicine; preimplantation genetic diagnosis and developing technology.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant science'based discipline, or a medical qualification (MBBS) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

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) £11,090  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip