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The Division of Genetics & Molecular Medicine aims to provide a rich environment for training biomedical scientists and clinical academics in genetics and translational biomedical sciences at all levels. Members of the Division play a major part in teaching on many undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  The Division currently a vibrant community of PhD students across in our laboratories.


The Department of Medical & Molecular Genetics offers both an intercalated BSc and student selected component to undergraduate medicine students (current students can find details on the Virtual Campus). 

Postgraduate taught:

In partnership with St George's University of London, we offer a MSc in Genomic Medicine, which had its first intake of students in September 2015.

St John's Institute of Dermatology offers an MSc in Clinical Dermatology. An accredited Dermatology Care nursing module is also offered in collaboration with the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery.

Postgraduate research:

The Division hosts a vibrant community of both clinical and non-clinical PhD students. Our research projects cover a wide variety of topics and methodologies including molecular genetics, statistical genetics, functional analyses and bioinformatics. Students within the Division are well supported and have access to state of the art genomics facilities. A highlight of Divisional activity is the semester based Graduate Programme run by the students. For more details about PhD programmes within the Division, please visit the online prospectus.

Any available studentship opportunities offered by the Division are listed on the Health Faculties studentship website. Students wishing to explore the possibility of externally funded or self-funded PhD studentships should contact the principal investigator with whom they wish to study directly.


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