Genomic Medicine programme is suitable for doctors, healthcare professionals and students with an interest in genetics and genomics. Funding is available for staff working in the NHS.

  1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

UK/EU application deadline: 31 July 2018

Non-UK/EU (International) application deadline: 16 July 2018

  This qualification is awarded by St George's and taught in partnership with King’s College London. Both institutions are NHS preferred providers.
  Open to: UK, EU/EEA and non-EU (International) citizens

This course follows a curriculum designed by Health Education England and is suitable for healthcare professionals and other students with an interest in Genomic Medicine. As a jointly taught programme delivered by St George’s and King's, students will benefit from the breadth of expertise provided by both institutions.

You will learn how recent technological advances have transformed how genomic data is generated, analysed and presented and its relevance to a range of clinical scenarios as well as how to handle such big data. Development of knowledge and skills in these areas will further enable healthcare professionals to deliver services aligned with the values of the NHS constitution. This is a flexible programme, structured to provide options for PgCert and PgDip awards as well as the MSc or if you prefer, modular study towards your Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD). 

NHS staff may apply for funding through HEE to cover the full cost of this programme. 

  • Taught jointly by St George’s and King's
  • Institutions with world-class research, clinical and teaching expertise across the full spectrum of Genomic Medicine
  • Fully funded places available for staff working in the NHS
  • Integrated within the South London Genomic Medicine Centre
  • Both campuses are co-located with leading teaching hospitals
  • Institutional expertise in multi-professional education
  • St George’s scored 92% overall student satisfaction in Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2014
  • King’s clinical research ranked third in the UK, eleventh in the world
  • St George’s clinical research ranked 4th for impact
  • Both institutions are ranked among the top 200 universities in the world according to the recent Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Tuition Fees

2018 UK/EU Entry:

  • Full-time MSc: £12,500
  • Part-time MSc: £6,250 per annum
  • Full-time Postgraduate Diploma: £8,000
  • Full-time Postgraduate Certificate: £4,000 
  • Genomic Medicine Module: £1,000

2018 Non-EU (international):

  • Full-time MSc: £20,000
  • Full-time Postgraduate Diploma: £13,500
  • Full-time Postgraduate Certificate: £6,500

Funding Your Study

Students may be eligible for:

  • A Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,280. Find out more information about Postgraduate Loans at Fees and Funding
  • A Career Development Loan, for more information visit
  • Alumni discount. If you're a former St George's student you can qualify for an additional 10% discount from this course. Learn more
  • A full fee postgraduate scholarship. Find out more information at scholarships

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Last Updated: Wednesday, 11 April 2018 14:48