How to Apply
APPLICATIONS TO THIS COURSE FOR THE 2023/24 ACADEMIC YEAR HAVE NOW CLOSED.
Applications for 2024/25 will open on September 4th 2023. To be considered for scholarship funding your completed application must be received by the deadline of midday on December 1st 2023. Applications received after this date will not be eligible for funding.
Applications to study are made through the Graduate Admissions webpage. This page also contains full details on entry requirements. You can refer to the Application Guide on the central graduate admissions webpages for details to help you through the application process.
A fee of £75 is required prior to uploading your complete application. In some circumstances, an application fee can be waived.
Please refer to our individual course pages to check the admissions status of each course.
Please check our Application FAQs for further information.
Full details of the entry requirements are listed here.
Applicants should hold, or be predicted to achieve, a first-class or strong upper-second-class undergraduate degree with honours in a biological or medical subject.
Professional experience will be accepted as a substitute for a relevant undergraduate degree where an equivalent level of understanding and expertise can be demonstrated. You should have some practical exposure to omics, clinical genetics or similar topics, usually via employment in a hospital, medical science-based company or research establishment/ facility.
As the course is primarily delivered online, you will need to have good IT skills and be familiar with communicating online with adequate internet provision and audio-visual equipment to engage fully with the course.
The application form
Your application form is the key resource for all admissions decisions including shortlisting for scholarships. To be considered for scholarship funding your completed application must be received by the deadline of midday on December 1st 2023. Applications received after this date will not be eligible for funding.
Applicants will be required to supply a standardised CV (further details of which can be found on the graduate admissions page), official academic transcripts and the details of three appropriate referees. Do make sure we receive the references before the closing date otherwise, your application will be deemed “incomplete”.
How places are awarded
Our graduate admissions round is highly competitive. Places are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and performance at interview.