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  Genetics of Human Disease MSc

University College London    Faculty of Life Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Unleash your potential with the Genetics of Human Disease MSc at UCL. This cutting-edge programme delves deep into genetic concepts, statistical methods, and computational approaches to unravel the mysteries of human diseases. With a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary research, students explore the genetic factors influencing disease susceptibility and progression, paving the way for advancements in healthcare. Tailored streams in Inherited Diseases, Pharmacogenetics, and Computational Genomics offer specialised insights, while the research project allows for in-depth analysis. Graduates are equipped for diverse career paths, from pursuing a PhD to roles in academia, healthcare, or the pharmaceutical industry. The programme's unique blend of modern genetics and practical application, taught by world-leading experts at the UCL Genetics Institute, ensures a transformative learning experience. Join us if you hold a minimum upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with professional experience in health and development as a bonus. Your journey to becoming a genetics expert starts here.

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The Genetics of Human Disease MSc aims to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of fundamental genetic concepts together with advanced statistical and computational approaches. It focuses on up-to-date multi-disciplinary research and developments in discovering genetic factors contributing to disease susceptibility and progression, and how this can be applied to improve healthcare.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Professional experience in the fields of health and development is desirable. An applicant whose qualifications vary from UCL standards may be admitted if evidence of an adequate academic background and extensive and relevant work experience in an appropriate field can be shown.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £22,700

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £37,500

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