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Genomic Medicine MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Course Description

MSc - full time: 12 months, part time: 24 months
PGDip - full time: 12 months, part time: 24 months
PGCert - part time: 9 months
CPD modules available

Course overview

This course trains healthcare professionals in how to integrate genomic technology into patient care. We have developed this course with Health Education England (HEE) and Genomics England Ltd (GeL).

This course follows a syllabus specified by HEE to train National Health Service staff in genomic medicine. There is funding available for NHS staff to study genomic medicine at Newcastle.

This course will help you lead the holistic integration of genomic technology into patient care within the NHS. This includes the ambitious 100,000 Genomes Project at GeL.

The course is especially for NHS professionals to improve skills and support career progression. It is also suitable for healthcare professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, including those working, or wanting to work, in other healthcare systems. The course is suitable for non-healthcare professionals too. In developing your knowledge and skills in genomics, the course will prepare you for work or PhD study in: genomics; bioinformatics; medical-related research in academia or the pharmaceutical industry; the medical application of genomics; introducing genomics as a new technology into a healthcare system.

As a Newcastle University student, you will learn from world-leading experts in genomics. From the outset you will be encouraged to become an independent and self-motivated learner.


For detailed module information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/genomic-medicine-msc-pgdip-pgcert/#modules

How to Apply

For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/genomic-medicine-msc-pgdip-pgcert/#howtoapply

Visit the Genomic Medicine MSc, PGDip, PGCert page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A honours degree, or international equivalent, in a healthcare profession or relevant discipline if you are already working in healthcare.We will also consider your application if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and are working in the healthcare profession or related field. To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 7.0 in all sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

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