What will I learn?

Course description

This course draws on expertise from two University faculties – Medicine, Dentistry and Health, and Science, as well as Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and the Sheffield Genetics Diagnostic Service (Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust). It’s aimed at students as well as professionals from healthcare and science backgrounds.

The syllabus, as outlined by Health Education England (HEE), covers the scope and application of genomics in medicine and biomedical research and considers ethical and genetic counselling aspects that genomic medicine introduces.

The course is taught by academics, scientists and clinicians, using a range of methods. You’ll have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of hypothesis-driven research by carrying out your own project in genomic medicine.

Intercalation

We accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.

Teaching

The MSc Genomic Medicine offers a wide range of delivery methods for providing theoretical knowledge, from lectures, laboratory sessions and tutorials to computer-based analysis workshops and flipped teaching as well as the opportunity to gain input from internationally renowned experts in their fields.

The inclusion of problem-based learning is embedded within the course and features in combinations of online and in-person interpretive class formats. Tutorials, seminars and individual meetings with staff provide opportunities for discussion and feedback. Each of the departments delivering the programme fosters an environment that provides many opportunities for individual and group learning.

PG Diploma, PG Certificate and Continuing Professional and Personal Development (CPPD) options are available as entry and exit options on both a full-time or part-time basis.

Which department am I in?

School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£24,600.00 (US$ 30,986) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2019

Venue

University of Sheffield

Western Bank,

Sheffield,

S10 2TN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold a good undergraduate four year bachelor degree and high grades in relevant individual subjects from an accredited university or college in the USA will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes. For entry to MBA students need a good four year bachelor degree from an accredited university or college in the USA and at least 3 years´ post-graduation work experience. They must be at least 25 years old by the time the programme starts. Students with a lower GPA and considerable work experience may be considered.

For international students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, 6.0 in writing, 7.0 in listening and 6.0 in speaking, or equivalent.

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About this uni

Russell Group member, Sheffield, is a world top 100 university (QS 2019) and among the top 50 most international universities in the world (THE 2018).

  • Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world
  • Member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group
  • Number one students’ union in the UK for 10 years
  • Number one in the north of England for graduate employability