We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Biology - MBiol (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Studying an undergraduate degree in genetics at the University of Leeds will allow you to gain a comprehensive understanding of the nature, transmission and expression of genetic information in living organisms. While studying specialist genetics modules such as human genetic disorders and cancer genetics, you’ll also develop extensive knowledge and understanding of related disciplines.Our integrated Masters offers you an additional year of specialist training. You’ll study advanced topics, such as high-throughput technologies, plant biotechnology and conservation genetics, and undertake an extended research project.You will be able to make an impact with this degree as genetics underpins all aspects of the life sciences and is a vibrant and expanding discipline. Genetics is at the core of biological and medical sciences, playing a vital part in the development of genetic engineering and decoding of the human genome. Genetics students take compulsory modules directly aligned with some of the ‘Grand Challenges’ in medicine and agriculture.**Course highlights:**- Projects are available in medical aspects of the subject in the research laboratories of the Leeds General Infirmary and the Leeds Institute for Molecular Medicine at St. James University Hospital.- Gain an insight into the applications of genetic techniques in fields as diverse as genetic engineering, developmental biology, biotechnology, diagnostics and therapies for human diseases, and conservation biology.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

24,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

Choose a qualification

A level : AAA

Including Biology and preferably another science or science-related subject. General Studies and Critical Thinking excluded.We accept the following: • Science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics.• Science-related subjects: computing, environmental science, food science, geography, geology, PE, psychology, science in society, statistics, use of mathematics.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard

VIEW MORE

University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 69%

    21st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    51st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    77th

    27

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!