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Course description

Our Master of Science (MSc) in Precision Medicine will provide training in the principles of precision and stratified medicine and the clinical impact of individual molecular and lifestyle variability. This course replaces the MRes in Translational Medicine.

Our understanding of the molecular basis of disease, drug mechanisms and precision medicine has improved dramatically in recent years, yet there is a distinct shortage of individuals able to translate this knowledge into effective clinical benefit. The aim is to train the next generation of scientists able to fast-track biological and scientific insights into advanced therapies and diagnostic tools.

The MSc course consists of four taught units covering omics principles including genetics, genomics,

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Entry Requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:

biomedical sciences
medical sciences
biological sciences
chemical sciences
biochemical sciences
pharmacological sciences
veterinary medicine
computational biology
This must be from a recognised university.

We will also consider candidates with Upper Second degrees in a relevant analytical, physical or computing science area. Evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience may be accepted as qualification for entry for applicants with a Lower Second or equivalent.

We do not require previous research experience or a developed research proposal from applicants.

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