The University of Aberdeen

Genetics

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Rank: 26 (TCUG)

Location: Main Site

Website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/09/02

Duration: -

Intl fees: £20000


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Description

The MSc degree in Genetics will take you through a wide-ranging curriculum describing some of the latest advances in genetics. It includes courses on molecular genetics, bioinformatics, simple and complex diseases, and immunogenetics. All these subjects are taught from the perspective of understanding how genetics is applied to increase our understanding of the causes and treatment of human disease. The programme will concentrate on molecular genetics, including how it relates to human health and disease.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A second class Honours degree or equivalent qualification (at least 60% or GPA 2.4/4), in a relevant molecular biology or medical biosciences discipline (for example Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Physiology, Biomedical Sciences).

Language qualifications

IELTS (Academic): 6.5
PTE Academic: 62.0
TOEFL (iBT): 90.0

About this university

International students

For students travelling from outside the UK, the International Student Advisors are available to help guide them on a range of issues. This can range from immigration and visas information, non-academic guidance regarding life in the country as well as help on financial matters. They are based within the Student Advice and Support Office and there are also various pages on the website to help with confidential advice and guidance. Students are represented by the Aberdeen University Students' Association (AUSA). It does not operate a traditional students' union arrangement but does operate The Hub, a dining and social centre created in the former central refectory after a refurbishment. There are some 100 clubs and societies for students to get involved with. The AUSA organises these and among them is the Aberdeen University Debater, the oldest organisation founded in 1848. There is also a student newspaper and numerous other arts and media opportunities. Another notable organisation is the Aberdeen Future Fund, a charity that seeks positive relationships from alumni of the university with current students to help prepare for their future. Sports are organised by the Aberdeen University Sports Union and make use of the various facilities around the sites including the fields to the rear of King's College and the Aberdeen Sports Village.

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