|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.5 overall with a minimum of 7.5 in listening and 7.0 in the other components
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
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.
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
Workplace-Based Genomic Medicine
Professional and Research Skills
Computer-based analysis workshops
Individual meetings with staff
Tutorials, seminars and individual meetings with staff provide opportunities for discussion and feedback.