Middlesex University: Applied Genomics

InstitutionMiddlesex University
Department Biomedical and Biological Sciences
Web http://www.mdx.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

**Overview**
Technological advances in genomics are revolutionising life sciences. Whole genomes can be sequenced with ease, full communities can be characterised by their genetic content, the spread of pathogens and emerging diseases can be investigated at the molecular level, and traits can be mapped with base-pair precision. As DNA sequence technologies are producing more and more data every day at an ever-decreasing cost, there is a clear need for specialists in this rapidly-evolving field.

**Why study MSc Applied Genomics at Middlesex University?**
This is an interdisciplinary programme with teaching provided by Life Sciences and Computer Science research active academics as well as other experts in the field. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of genomics principles and methodology to investigate economically and ecologically relevant traits. You will be trained to pursue a genomics career in the life sciences sector.

This programme has a strong applied and practical focus. You will use cutting edge technology to generate novel sequence datasets and analyse these over the course of the programme. A hands-on approach will give you the practical and computational skills in genomics in our laboratories and computing facilities; skills needed for a successful career in genomics.

**Course Highlights**
- Practical approach to teaching with a strong link to research

- Expert input from biological, biomedical and computer scientists

- Possibility to perform dissertation study within external organisation

- A flexible course that provides broad but thorough basis in genomics

- Individual dissertation project allows high degree of specialisation in sub-area of own interest.

Master of Science - MSc (PG)

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