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Genetics and Genomics MScR

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Genetics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Genetics and Genomics aims to advance understanding of complex animal systems and the development of improved predictive models through the application of numerical and computational approaches in the analysis, interpretation, modelling and prediction of complex animal systems from the level of the DNA and other molecules, through cellular and gene networks, tissues and organs to whole organisms and interacting populations of organisms. The biology and traits of interest include: growth and development, body composition, feed efficiency, reproductive performance, responses to infectious disease and inherited diseases.

Research encompasses basic research in bioscience and mathematical biology and strategic research to address grand challenges, e.g. food security. Expertise includes genetics (molecular, quantitative), physiology (neuroendocrinology, immunology), 'omics (genomics, functional genomics) with particular strengths in mathematical biology (quantitative genetics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, modelling).

Different course options

Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 1 year | 13-JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

13-JAN-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£26,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.