University of chester genetics

By | 11th May 2017

University of chester genetics

Medical Genetics

MSc

Medical Genetics at Chester is designed to enable you to develop an up-to-date, advanced understanding of human genetic disease.

Course overview

This course aims to inform and equip the practitioner with the necessary skills to function in a modern biomedical/clinical environment specialising in caring for the patient with a genetic disorder.

Why Study Medical Genetics with us?

   You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice. We aim to develop your research and writing skills so that you will be in a position to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.

The course culminates in the Research Dissertation, which will be assessed through your production of two publishable scientific articles.

The content of the course is mapped to The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board Speciality Training Curriculum for Clinical Genetics.

If biomedical or clinical research is your interest, successful completion of the MSc will allow you to directly register onto PhD study and join our team of researchers at the Institute of Medicine.

University of chester genetics

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold an appropriate first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours (e.g. in Medicine, Biomedical Science, Dietetics, Human Biology) or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills.

Applications are invited from:

  • junior doctors
  • NHS staff
  • international students with appropriate qualifications
  • international doctors or healthcare professionals
  • those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Biomedical Science, Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

If you have any questions, or are unsure if your qualifications meet these requirements, please contact us using the details below.

Postgraduate Admissions

University of chester genetics

Genetics and Evolution (Shrewsbury)

BSc (Hons)

Learn about genetics and evolution that lie at the very heart of biology and therefore inform our knowledge of life on earth.

Course overview

Genetics and evolution lie at the very heart of biology and therefore inform our knowledge of life on earth. Evolutionary principles can be used to give us a better understanding of health and disease, how life on earth has changed over time and how it may change in the future. The molecular advances made over the last 50 years have given us whole genome sequencing and the ability to genetically manipulate organisms. The increasing number of organisms that have been sequenced allow deeper probing of Darwin’s ideas and the ‘Tree of Life’ – which have consequences in fields as wide as medicine, crop production, forensic analysis and zoo breeding programmes.

If you have any questions, or are unsure if your qualifications meet these requirements, please contact us using the details below.

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