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  • Qualification

    DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, APR, SEP

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

The Faculty of Medical Sciences brings together a strong team with an interest in clinical and developmental genetics. Our research focuses on the causes of genetic disease at the molecular and cellular level and its treatment. Research areas include: genetic medicine, developmental genetics, neuromuscular and neurological genetics, mitochondrial genetics and cardiovascular genetics.

As a research postgraduate with us, you will be a member of our thriving research community. The Institute is located in Newcastle’s Life Science Centre. You will work alongside a number of research, clinical and educational organisations, including the Northern Genetics Service.

Research areas

Cancer genetics and genome instability

Cardiovascular genetics and development

Complex disease and quantitative genetics

Developmental genetics

Gene expression and regulation in normal development and disease

Genetics of neurological disorders

Kidney genetics and development

Mitochondrial disease

Neuromuscular genetics.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,200per year

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 65%

    31st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    68th

    16

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