Genomic Medicine at University of Cambridge - UCAS

Course summary

The MSt (flexible) in Genomic Medicine is only open to those who have successfully completed and passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine, or Postgraduate Diploma (flexible) in Genomic Medicine at ICE. This is a 10 month, part-time Master’s-level course equivalent to 60 credits. The course is part of the suite of postgraduate courses in Genomic Medicine designed to educate suitably qualified NHS healthcare professionals from across the multi-professional team to prepare for the future adoption of genomic technologies and the increasing use of genomic information as part of the diagnostic and treatment pathway. The programme has been developed by the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education and Cambridge University Hospitals in partnership with Wellcome Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences, and EMBL- European Bioinformatics Institute. This is a part-time course designed to fit with the demands of full-time employment. The course is delivered using blended learning methods through a combination of face-to-face sessions requiring attendance in Cambridge and synchronous online teaching sessions, self-directed learning and supported through a virtual learning environment [VLE].

Assessment method

For the MSt (flexible), students must complete a research project of 10,000 to 12,000 words for students that have taken 8 prior modules, or a literature-based research project of 5,000 to 6,000 words for students that have taken 10 prior modules.


Entry requirements

The MSt (flexible) in Genomic Medicine is only open to those who have successfully completed and passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine, or Diploma (flexible) at ICE Academic requirement Applicants are normally expected to a hold a 2i degree or higher from a UK university or an equivalent from an overseas university. Language requirement All applicants are required to demonstrate competency in English at a high level before commencing the programme; students whose first language is not English must be able to satisfy the requirements below. IELTS Academic: Overall score of 7.0 (a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Writing and Speaking; 6.5 in Reading) TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 100 (a minimum of 25 in each individual component) CAE: Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a Language Centre assessment CPE: Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element) International students must ensure they have the correct Visa documentation, and those in full-time employment, whether in the UK or abroad, to work and study at the same time.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Genomic Medicine at University of Cambridge - UCAS