MSc/PGDip/PGCert/CPPD in Genomic Medicine @sheffielduni @1000genomes

MSc/PGDip/PGCert/CPPD in Genomic Medicine

MSc in Genomic Medicine – Neuroscience – The University of Sheffield
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The University of Sheffield in partnership with Health Education England (HEE) launched an exciting new masters course for September 2015, aimed at individuals from a range of biomedical and healthcare backgrounds wanting to develop their knowledge and expertise in the field of Genomic Medicine, a rapidly evolving field that with the advent of next generation sequencing will have a major impact on both clinical diagnosis and prognosis as well as in biomedical research.

The MSc in Genomic Medicine combines the strengths from across the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Sciences, in combination with the Sheffield Diagnostic Genetics Service to provide a progressive programme of fundamental genetics and genomics, through to applied clinical practice and genomic research, whilst recognising the ethical, legal and social issues that arise in using genetic data.The taught modules will involve biomedical scientists and clinicians, lawyers and bioinformaticians, thereby enhancing the inter-disciplinary nature of the course. The individual research project will provide you with first-hand experience and training in hypothesis-driven genomic research.

 

Flexible study options available

The NHS has recognised Genomic Medicine as a rapidly evolving field, which in combination with the 100,000 Genomes Project, will have a major impact on clinical diagnosis and prognosis, as well as biomedical research. As part of a national network of training providers overseen by Health Education England and the Genomics Education Programme, this course offers a progressive programme from fundamental genetics and genomics, through to applied clinical practice and genomic research, whilst recognising the ethical, legal and social issues that arise in using genetic data.

 This is for you…

If you are wanting to develop your knowledge and expertise in the field of Genomic Medicine. The course is suitable for individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. Flexible study options are available, with part-time MSc, PG Diploma, PG Certificate, and multiple entry and exit routes, depending on previous experience. Individual modules are also available for CPPD.

Bursaries are available to cover tuition fees incurred by NHS employees. Select the course you are interested in and follow the links online.

For further details about the course click here or contact j.kirby@sheffield.ac.uk. To apply online click here.

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