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Human Molecular Genetics - MSc


Imperial College London Medicine

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

This course provides a broad grounding in human genetics, with the emphasis on the molecular aspects of human genetics, particularly in relation to human disease.

It is aimed mainly at science graduates who seek research careers in areas such as fundamental human molecular genetics, genetic factors in human health and disease, or molecular and cytogenetic approaches to diagnosis.

The course is flexible, and updated regularly to reflect important advances in human genetics.

Teaching covers a wide range of topics, including the fundamentals of human genetics, clinical genetics and genomics, together with more advanced topics such as diabetes, cancer genetics, gene therapy, animal models and epigenetics.

Study programme

There are up to four weeks of intensive laboratory practical sessions, as

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Entry Requirements

Our minimum requirement is a 2.1 degree in biochemical sciences, genetics or other science-based degree.

Mature applicants with relevant academic or professional experience will also be considered.

We also accept a wide variety of international qualifications.

All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.


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