Postgraduate taught courses coming soon!

Looking for a course we do not currently offer?

We thought you might like to see the degree programmes we are developing, as we continually seek to provide courses that reflect the needs of our students and our graduates’ employers.

While you cannot apply to these programmes yet, if you are interested in studying one of the degree programmes being developed please complete and submit the form for that programme and we will let you know more details (modules, fees etc.) when they are ready and when you can apply.

Please note that on some occasions the programmes will change title during the development process, or may not be developed.

MSc Genomic Medicine

Description

Genomic medicine is an emerging field concerned with the application of genetics and genomic sequences to diagnose and treat disease. This MSc is a new programme based around the curriculum developed by Health Education England and is delivered by the Medical School. The course involves the study of human genetics and genomics as well as developing an understanding of the range of techniques that can be used and their application in the clinical setting.

The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to understand and interpret genomic data that can be used to inform clinical practice and scientific research – offering an interdisciplinary approach to translational medicine. The course is aimed at a diverse cohort of students ranging from research scientists to all levels of health care professionals.

Topics Likely To Be Covered

Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics
Omics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine
Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Disease
Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment
Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Healthcare Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease
Bioinformatics, Interpretation, Statistics & Data Quality Assurance in Genomics
Research Project

Intended Start Date
March 2018

Please complete the form below so that we can send you more information about this degree programme when it becomes available e.g. modules, fees, start date etc.

Data Protection

By submitting your enquiry you are consenting to your data to be held by Swansea University. Your data will be used for the purposes of dealing with your enquiry, and sending you relevant information about Swansea University. Swansea University will not pass your details on to any third party. If you wish to remove yourself from Swansea University's database please contact Admissions Office, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP or email study@swansea.ac.uk