University of Chester

Medical Genetics MSc

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.

Entry Requirements

  • Honours Degree in Accounting, Business and Finance related degree with a 2:2 or above.  

  • IELTS

     

     

    6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill)

  • PTE 

    65 overall (Min. 59 in each sub-skill)

Career Prospects

Career opportunism after completing Medical Genetics MScc

  • Clinical laboratory scientist.
  • Genetic counselor.
  • Genetic counselor assistant.
  • Clinical research coordinator.
  • Forensic scientist.
  • Epidemiologist.
  • Research scientist.
  • Clinical research associate.

Course Details

You will study how to apply molecular approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of a range of conditions that have a genetic component. We will discuss novel approaches to prevention and treatment, plus the increasing potential of genomics. We will also consider ethical implications of interventions, and the role/nature of genetic counselling.

Modules

Clinical Medicine (Compulsory)
Evidence Based Medicine (Compulsory)
Human Genetic Disease (Compulsory)
Molecular Medicine (Compulsory)
Research Dissertation (Compulsory)
Therapeutic Advances in Medical Genetics (Compulsory)
Analysis and Interpretation of Clinical Data (Optional)
Assessment and Consultation in Clinical Settings (Optional)

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