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The University of Edinburgh: Human Complex Trait Genetics

Institution The University of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Biological Sciences
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Study type Taught

Summary

The revolution in genetic mapping technology and the advent of whole genome sequences have turned quantitative genetics into one of the fastest growing areas of biology.

Based in the internationally renowned Institute of Evolutionary Biology, this MSc draws from the wealth of expertise available there, as well as the teaching, research expertise and facilities of:

  • Scotland’s Rural College

  • the University’s Centre for Molecular Medicine

  • the Medical Research Council’s Human Genetics Unit

  • the Roslin Institute (birthplace of Dolly the sheep).

Each year the syllabus is fine-tuned to suit current issues in evolutionary, plant, human and animal genetics.

This programme forms part of the Quantitative Genetics suite of programmes offering specialist routes, which include Animal Breeding & Genetics and Evolutionary Genetics.

MSc

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University of Edinburgh 

 

Inspiring the world since 1583 
University of EdinburghThe University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 15th in the 2023 QS World University Rankings. Our entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from some 156 countries, creating a unique Edinburgh experience.

We provide a stimulating working, learning, and teaching environment with access to excellent facilities and attract the world's best, from Nobel Prize winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors.

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