MSc in Genomic Medicine

University of SheffieldThe University of Sheffield in partnership with Health Education England (HEE) launched an exciting new masters course for September 2015, aimed at individuals from a range of biomedical and healthcare backgrounds wanting to develop their knowledge and expertise in the field of Genomic Medicine, a rapidly evolving field that with the advent of next generation sequencing will have a major impact on both clinical diagnosis and prognosis as well as in biomedical research.

Studying for the MSc in Genomic Medicine

The MSc in Genomic Medicine combines the strengths from across the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Sciences, in combination with the Sheffield Diagnostic Genetics Service to provide a progressive programme of fundamental genetics and genomics, through to applied clinical practice and genomic research, whilst recognising the ethical, legal and social issues that arise in using genetic data.The taught modules will involve biomedical scientists and clinicians, lawyers and bioinformaticians, thereby enhancing the inter-disciplinary nature of the course. The individual research project will provide you with first-hand experience and training in hypothesis-driven genomic research.

You can find more information about the MSc in Genomic Medicine at the University of Sheffield here