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MSc, PG Dip and PG Cert Genomic Medicine


Course Description

Introduction

This is a new, innovative program to educate students from a wide range of backgrounds (from basic scientists to all levels of healthcare professionals) to interpret and understand genomic data that increasingly impacts on service delivery to patients and the community. The programme is flexible and modular and includes full- and part-time MSc options, delivered over one or two years respectively. There are also full-time and part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) or Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) options. In addition, students can select individual modules to study as a short course for CPPD purposes. Our aim is to enhance knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving, expanding and clinically relevant field by providing a flexible, multi-disciplinary and multi-professional perspective in genomics applied to clinical practice and medical research.

Course Structure

The MSc programme also includes a core research module with opportunities to access the emerging data from the 100,000 Genomes Project through the Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership (GeCIP) training domains. The programme is one of the preferred providers for Health Education England and our course values and upholds the NHS Constitution.

The programme includes collaborations with the Institute for Cancer Research, Buckinghamshire New University and Brunel University London.

The course is flexible and modular and is available as a full- or part-time MSc, delivered over one or two years respectively. There are also full-time and part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) and Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) options.

Full-time students should register for the qualification they wish to exit with, either PG Cert, PG Dip or the MSc. Part-time students should register for the PG Cert in the first instance and may progress to the other awards should they so wish.

HEE funding

Applicants who are funded by HEE will have their fees paid in full. To be eligible for HEE funding, you must be an NHS healthcare professional working in England, with the support of your employing institution. To apply for HEE funding, see the Genomic Education Programme full-time/part-time application guidance.

Visit the MSc, PG Dip and PG Cert Genomic Medicine page on the Imperial College London website for more details!

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(Scholarship)

Faculty of Medicine Dean's Master's Scholarships - 9 Awards

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide who have the potential to become leaders in their field. There are no restrictions on nationality.Five awards are available for Home/EU students and another four are available for Overseas students. Successful applicants will have their tuition fees paid for by the Faculty of Medicine and will receive and additional stipend of £17,000 to cover living expenses (paid in instalments). Students with evidence of outstanding academic potential are strongly urged to apply, as are other applicants with a less strong academic background but who have professional, research or voluntary experience in a relevant field.The deadline for scholarship applications is 26 April 2016

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition Fees and a £17,000 stipend

Eligibility

Available to Home/EU students and Overseas students planning to study a full-time or part-time Master's course run by Imperial's Faculty of Medicine in the 2016/17 Academic year.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants will need to first apply for a course run by the Faculty of Medicine. They will then need to complete an online form. Please see the Faculty of Medicine Dean's Master's Scholarships page for more information.

Further Information

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/study/postgraduate/deans-masters-scholarships/


(Scholarship)

NHLI Master's Scholarship - No. of awards TBC

The NHLI Master's Scholarship enables outstanding candidates to attend a Master’s programme of their choice within the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI). Applications are invited from candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide who have the potential to become leaders in their field.Scholarships might be tuition-fee only or might include both living allowance and tuition fees. Applicants with medical, allied health or scientific backgrounds are eligible to apply.Moseley Legacy Scholarship
As part of NHLI’s new scholarship scheme, we will award the ‘Moseley Legacy Scholarship’ specifically to fund applicant(s) whose permanent residence is in the West Midlands.Contacts
Please email course-specific questions to the individual Course Director or Education Administrator. Queries regarding the scholarship itself should be sent to Eleanor Tucker, Education Manager ([email protected]).

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full and Part-Scholarships

Eligibility

Applications will only be considered from outstanding individuals who hold an offer for an NHLI Masters at the time of the scholarship application.Scholarships might be tuition-fee only or might include both living allowance and tuition fees. Applicants with medical, allied health or scientific backgrounds are eligible to apply.

Application Procedure

Applicants should:
Have received an offer to study an NHLI Master’s by 15 May 2016
Notify their Course Directors of their scholarship application.References provided as part of the Master’s application will be used. Please therefore ensure that your referees respond to your course application reference request before the application deadline.Shortlisted candidates may be invited to interviews on 25 June 2015 to enable the panel to come to a final decision. We expect all candidates will be informed of the decision by the end of June 2015.Please email Ms Samantha Kiely ([email protected]) with your application form and CV by midnight Wednesday 10 June 2015.

Further Information

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/study-and-training/studentships/nhli-masters-scholarship/



Entry Requirements

2.1 Honours degree in a relevant medical, biomedical or healthcare subject.This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals who will increasingly need to be able to interpret and understand genomic data as part of their role, as well as at biomedical scientists.For those who do not hold a first degree at the required level, a special case may be made if you have demonstrated aptitude for the course through at least three years of high quality work experience in a relevant field, and successful completion of a ‘Special Qualifying Exam’.

Course Fees

For 2016 intake Home/EU: Full-time — £12,000; Overseas: Full-time — £29,100


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