What will I learn?

Advances in technology and informatics have fuelled an exponential growth in genomics research. Take this popular programme to be a part of the genomic revolution – make your own discoveries, take part in cutting-edge research and open new avenues in drug discovery and patient care.

  • Work directly with patient data from the pioneering 100,000 Genomes Project
  • Award-winning lecturers - one of whom was knighted for their contribution to genomics
  • Study in a stimulating research environment next to the headquarters of Genomics England
  • Flexible part-time distance learning allows you to study alongside practical work
  • World-class specialty faculty - our School of Medicine ranks in the UK top 10
  • Available to study on campus or online and also as an MSc and PGDip.

Facilities

  • The William Harvey Research Institute offers state-of-the-art core facilities, including a Genome Centre, a flow cytometry and cell sorting station, and in vivo imaging facilities
  • Access to a flexible online e-learning platform (QMPlus, Eco360) which allows you to discuss and exchange ideas, share knowledge as well as access all lecture sessions in your own time
  • Access to video and audio recordings of all lectures and other online resources (journals, books and databases)
  • Access to our campus facilities if you decide to visit at any point during your course

Career paths

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.

Which department am I in?

William Harvey Research Institute

Study options

Full Time (5 months)

Tuition fees
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Start date

Expected January 2022

Venue

Charterhouse Square

Queen Mary University of London,

London,

EC1M 6BQ, England

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
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Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Charterhouse Square

Queen Mary University of London,

London,

EC1M 6BQ, England

Entry requirements

For international students

The usual entrance requirement for entry to a taught masters degree is a good second class honours degree from a UK university (except clinical medical or dental), a recognised equivalent from an accredited overseas institution or an equivalent professional qualification. IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing and Speaking, and 5.5 in Reading and Listening. TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing and Speaking, 18 in Reading and 17 in Listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Queen Mary University of London

Students of all backgrounds can enjoy an exceptional education, and all the culture that London has to offer, if they choose to study at Queen Mary.

  • A world-leading Russell Group university
  • An exceptionally diverse student body
  • Excellent facilities with lots of investment
  • Has produced eight Nobel Prize winners

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