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MScGenomic Medicine

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This new course draws on expertise from three University faculties – medicine, science and social science – and the Sheffield Genetics Diagnostic Service (Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust).

It’s aimed at professionals and students from healthcare and science backgrounds.

The syllabus, as outlined by Health Education England (HEE), covers the scope and application of genomics in research as well as the ethical, social and legal issues relating to this field.

The course is taught by academics, scientists and clinicians. Techniques range from lectures and tutorials to laboratory workshops and online learning packages. You’ll get first-hand experience of hypothesis-driven research by carrying our your own project.

Programme structure

Core modules

An Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics
Omics Techniques and Application to Genomic Medicine
Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Diseases
Molecular Pathology of Cancer
Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Healthcare
Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease
Bioinformatics and Interpretation in Genomics
Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Applied Genomics

Optional modules

Option one

Research Project

Option two

Literature Review
Workplace-Based Genomic Medicine
Professional and Research Skills


Laboratory sessions
Computer-based analysis workshops
Problem-based Learning
Individual meetings with staff


Tutorials, seminars and individual meetings with staff provide opportunities for discussion and feedback.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States