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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Studying a Genetics degree at Swansea University will give you an in-depth knowledge of these fundamental building blocks of all life on earthYou will learn techniques for analysing gene expression, protein interactions, DNA structure and damage, image analysis of biomolecules and cells, and advanced computer analytical methods.The study of genetics is an exciting and fast-moving field that is making an enormous impact in a range of scientific areas, including the understanding and treatment of diseases, pharmaceutical development, evolution, and the conservation of biodiversity.During the course you will develop excellent analytical and project management skills and learn how to design experiments and plan work programmes.You will benefit from access to the Medical School’s state-of-the-art research facilities, including DNA and protein analytical equipment, computer-based image analysers for molecular or cellular studies, and a powerful supercomputer facility.Our academic staff are active in a diverse range of genetics research fields, offering an unrivalled mix of academic excellence and cutting-edge practice.In addition to your formal studies, we hold regular research talks with Swansea University staff and guest expert speakers from other universities, industry, the NHS and research institutions.A degree in Genetics opens up a range of exciting careers and opportunities for further study in diverse fields and many of our students have gone on to study Graduate Entry Medicine at Swansea.We have an outstanding reputation for Medicine at Swansea and are ranked 1st in the UK for Medicine according to the Complete University Guide 2022. You will join a university that is:TEF Gold - A Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework12th in the UK for Student Satisfaction – NSS 2021UK Top 25 University - Guardian University Guide 2022

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,600per year

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 100 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    128 58%

    38th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    40th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    7th

    8

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