University of Edinburgh: Animal Breeding & Genetics (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Biological Sciences
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Email qgen@ed.ac.uk
Telephone 0131 650 7482
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 Genomics and Experimental Medicine, the Medical Research Council’s Human Genetics Unit and 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 and genome analysis suite of programmes offering three specialist routes, which also include Human Complex Trait Genetics and Evolutionary Genetics.

2 course options

Qualification MSc
Level SCQF Level 11
Entry requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.

Modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Location Central area campus
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JZ

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