MSc - Master of Science
Medical Specialisations: F-O Medicine (General)
Based on the indicative curriculum of Health Education England, NHS England and Genomics England LTD, our course will equip research scientists and Health Care Professionals 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, advanced knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to develop and deliver personalised health care. Students will be introduced to: The fundamentals of human genetics and genomics; Techniques required for DNA and RNA sequencing to study genomic variation observed in the clinical setting; Bioinformatic approaches required for the analysis of genomic data.
Students need to have a 2.2 honours degree or above in a bioscience or health related discipline e.g. genetics, biochemistry, biological sciences, medical biosciences, pharmacy, pharmacology. Applications from students who can demonstrate sufficient relevant work experience may also be considered on an individual basis, for example: a relevant professional qualification at a suitable level; several years' relevant post-qualifying professional experience, at least some of which must be at a responsible level; completion of at least three years of an undergraduate medical degree.
Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named Welsh University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Good University Guide 2017, is recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014), and won the Postgraduate award at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards...more