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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

The MSt (flexible) in Genomic Medicine is only open to those who have successfully completed and passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine, or Postgraduate Diploma (flexible) in Genomic Medicine at ICE.

This is a 10 month, part-time Master’s-level course equivalent to 60 credits.

The course is part of the suite of postgraduate courses in Genomic Medicine designed to further educate suitably qualified NHS healthcare professionals from across the multi-professional team, to prepare them for the future adoption of genomic technologies and the increasing use of genomic information as part of the diagnostic and treatment pathway.

The programme has been developed by the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education and Cambridge University Hospitals in partnership with Wellcome Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences, and EMBL- European Bioinformatics Institute.

This is a part-time course designed to fit with the demands of full-time employment. The course is delivered using blended learning methods through a combination of face-to-face sessions requiring attendance in Cambridge and self-directed learning, supported through a virtual learning environment [VLE].

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Entry requirements

The MSt (flexible) in Genomic Medicine is only open to those who have successfully completed and passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine, or Diploma (flexible) at ICE

Academic requirement

Applicants are normally expected to a hold a 2i degree or higher from a UK university or an equivalent from an overseas university.

Language requirement

All applicants are required to demonstrate competency in English at a high level before commencing the programme; students whose first language is not English must be able to satisfy the requirements below.

  • IELTS Academic: Overall score of 7.0 (a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Writing and Speaking; 6.5 in Reading)
  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 100 (a minimum of 25 in each individual component)
  • CAE: Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a Language Centre assessment
  • CPE: Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element)

International students must ensure they have the correct Visa documentation, and those in full-time employment, whether in the UK or abroad, to work and study at the same time.

Course dates

01 Oct 2024 to 31 Jul 2025

Course duration

10 Months

Apply by

31 May 2024

Course fee

Home: £5,571
Overseas: £14,511

Course director

Academic directors

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.

Venue

Various locations
Cambridge
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Master of Studies

Course code

CSCMM8