Full time & Part time September, January Research Only, MPhil 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MPhil in Genetics programme at Newcastle University. Delve into cutting-edge research areas such as cancer genetics, cardiovascular genetics, and developmental genetics, under the guidance of a vibrant research community at the Life Science Centre. Unravel the complexities of genetic medicine and explore the genetic basis of common diseases through innovative statistical methods. With a focus on gene expression, neurological disorders, and stem cell biology, you will gain invaluable insights into the genetic mechanisms underlying human health and disease. To qualify for this intellectually stimulating programme, you need a 2:1 honours degree in a science or medicine-related field. Benefit from tailored support services, a comprehensive researcher development programme, and access to the award-winning Careers Service to enhance your academic and professional growth. Join us at Newcastle University and unlock your potential in the dynamic field of genetics.

About the course

 Our research areas include:

  • genetic medicine
  • developmental genetics
  • neuromuscular and neurological genetics
  • mitochondrial genetics
  • cardiovascular genetics

You'll be a member of a thriving research community. The Institute is in Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

You'll work alongside many research, clinical and educational organisations. This includes the Northern Genetics Service.

We offer supervision for MPhil in the following research areas: 

Cancer genetics and genome

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.

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Where will I study?

Where is Newcastle University


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