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Precision Medicine: Genomics and Analytics MSc

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Leeds

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Interdisciplinary training in biomedical data analysis

Biomedical research generates large volumes of complex data, encompassing: genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, phenotypic data, epidemiology and clinical trial investigations, to inform our understanding of disease mechanisms.

This course will equip you with the skills to utilise these data sets in the development of precision medicine. Data impacts on the creation of new tailored therapies, aiding earlier diagnosis and the selection of optimal treatment regimens for patients who may be suffering from disorders ranging from common disorders of complex aetiology (such as cancer or cardiovascular disease) to the more rare Mendelian disease (such as muscular dystrophy).

This distinctive course has been designed to directly meet research needs in industry and academia where there’s a need for scientists with both biological knowledge and the computational, statistical and analytical skills to drive genomic precision medicine.

Learning and teaching

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Career opportunities

As outlined in the recent publication ‘Science Industry Partnership: Skills Strategy 2025’, there is a demand for the skills that you will develop on this programme.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,750per year

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

University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • 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

    20th out of 100 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    150 68%

    23rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    18th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    69th

    8

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