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Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine and Healthcare (Online Delivery)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAR-22, SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Rapid advances in genetics and genomics is revolutionising the practice of modern medicine and healthcare and as such health and medical services around the globe are preparing their work forces for genomics integration. Run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, the Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine and Healthcare will provide an integrated approach to this interesting subject, and will focus on applying scientific principles to direct patient care.

This Postgraduate Diploma is aimed at General Medical Practitioners, Specialist Medical Practitioners (for example working in Paediatrics, General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Medical Oncology), Nurses (Oncology, Cardiology, Paediatrics, and Neurology etc), Midwives and Allied Health Professionals (Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists). The course will also be of interest to those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Dietetics, Biomedical Science and Pharmacy) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

Assessment

Each of the six modules has the same assessment format:

  • Academic Forum - 40%
  • Reflective Journal - 10%
  • Module activity - 20%
  • Case based examination - 30%

Careers

The Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine and Healthcare course aims to create professionals who can independently access information and use the genomic evidence to critically assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence base related to genomic medicine and healthcare. The course has been developed for health professionals who are interested in leadership roles within multi-specialty teams offering and advising people on health risks related to uncommon genetic (inherited) diseases or genetic/genomic predisposition for common human diseases.

Application deadline

15 August 2021

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    107 84%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    3rd

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