University of Sheffield
This course draws on expertise from three University faculties – Medicine, Dentistry and Health, Science, and Social Sciences – and the Sheffield Genetics Diagnostic Service (Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust). It’s aimed at students as well as professionals from healthcare and science backgrounds. The syllabus, as outlined by Health Education England (HEE), covers the scope and application of genomics in medicine and biomedical research as well as the ethical, social and legal issues relating to this field.
The course is taught by academics, scientists and clinicians. Techniques range from lectures and tutorials to laboratory workshops and online learning packages. You’ll get first-hand experience of hypothesis-driven research by carrying out your own project in genomic medicine.
- You need to have successfully completed at least three years of your current Medicine course before the start date of the intercalated masters degree
- You need to have a three year average GPA of 4.0 out of 5.0 (where your course is graded differently we will consider equivalent grades)
- If your GPA (or equivalent) is lower, we may still consider your application subject to successfully completing an interview
- If you are an international student, you must also meet the course english language requirements as specified in the prospectus.
As an external student, please ensure you are eligible to be released for an intercalated masters degree by your university. Timelines and processes will vary by university.
Most of our courses will accept applications up to May each year for intercalating students. This will vary depending on your circumstances and the capacity on our courses, therefore the sooner you apply, the sooner you could secure a place. You should also factor in any internal deadlines or processes with your university to confirm that you can be released to take an intercalated masters degree.