Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis MSc, PgDip

University of Edinburgh    School of Biological Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc, PGDip MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; PgDip: 9 months full-time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Are you fascinated by the world of genetics and genome analysis? Look no further! Our Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis MSc, PgDip programme offers a comprehensive and flexible curriculum to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed for practical applications in biomedical and animal science industries. Whether your interests lie in evolutionary genetics, animal breeding, human genetics, or genome analysis, this programme allows you to tailor your studies to suit your passions. Taught by renowned experts in the field, you will gain a deep understanding of quantitative genetics, statistical methods, and data analysis. Join us and become a leader in this exciting field! Please check our website for specific entry requirements.

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Programme description

We offer a suite of programmes to deliver the knowledge and skills required to apply quantitative genetics theory to:

  • practical problems in both the biomedical and animal science industries
  • to undertake research in a wide range of fields in evolutionary genetics, animal breeding, human genetics, and genome analysis
  • All our programmes offer the same core content, but you can tailor your degree to reflect your interests.

This programme is the most general of our offerings. It allows the most flexibility in tailoring your course of study to include subjects from our more specialised programmes that include:

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.

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