University of Cambridge: Genomic Medicine
|Institution||University of Cambridge|
The MPhil comprises either:
eight modules, plus a research project and associated dissertation of 10,000 to 12,000 words, or
ten modules, plus a literature-based research project of 5,000 to 6,000 words.
A range of modules will be offered, some of which are core and some of which are optional. There is additional between-module reflection, study and assignment work. The list of core and optional modules is announced by the Degree Committee for the Faculties of Clinical Medicine and Veterinary Medicine a few months before the start of the course, and successful applicants will be asked at that stage to choose their optional modules.
Master of Philosophy - MPhil
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2.1 Honours Degree. Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS score of 7.0 or an equivalent qualification.
The MPhil comprises either: eight modules, plus a research project and associated dissertation of 10,000 to 12,000 words, or ten modules, plus a literature-based research project of 5,000 to 6,000 words.
An introduction to human genetics and genomics; omics techniques and the application to genomic medicine; genomics of common and rare disease; molecular pathology of cancer and application in cancer diagnosis, screening, and treatment; application of genomics to infectious disease; pharmacogenetics and stratified healthcare; bioinformatics, interpretation, and data quality assurance in genome analysis; ethical, legal and social implications in applied genomics (ELSI); counselling skills for genomics; professional and research skills; advanced bioinformatics – from genomes to systems; epigenetics and epigenomics; workplace-based module.
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