This course aims to provide you with the skills to advance your specialist knowledge of human genetic disease. The focus is on the current evidence base for disease processes and treatments in various genetic diseases as well as elements that aim to increase self-awareness and insight into both professional and ethical issues relevant to disease.
Why study this course with us?
You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the current scientific literature, to enable you to develop an in-depth understanding of the causes, diagnosis and management of human genetic diseases.
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 a research article written in the style of publishable scientific work and a short oral presentation. Options could include literature, data or laboratory-based projects, depending on research interests.