How to Apply
Application deadline: Friday 3 December 2021 (12 noon UK time)
For entry in 2022 we will be accepting applications from 1 September 2021.
Applications received after this date will not be eligible for any University scholarships, but may be considered if places are available.
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 have good IT skills, be familiar with communicating online with adequate internet provision and audio-visual equipment to engage fully with the course.
Making an application
Refer to the Application Guide on the central graduate admissions webpages for guidance.
A fee of £75 is required prior to uploading your complete application. In some circumstances an application fee can be waived.
The application form
Your application form is the key resource for all admissions decisions including shortlisting for scholarships.
Applicants will be required to supply a CV, 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.
Applicants who, as part of our admissions process, are top-ranked will be automatically nominated for funded studentships. Further details about fees and available funding can be found here.