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Genetic and Genomic Counselling (with Work Placement)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

The MSc in Genetic and Genomic Counselling is designed to give students a working knowledge of the principles and practice of Genetic Counselling which will qualify them to practice as Genetic and Genomic Counsellors. The programme will be delivered by University of Glasgow staff in collaboration with NHS staff from the West of Scotland Genetics Service, so that a current perspective on both laboratory diagnostics and clinical services will be obtained. This programme is accredited by the UK Genetic Counsellor Registration Board.

Entry Requirements

A good BSc Hons in Genetics or related subject, with evidence of relevant experience in a care context OR a good BSc Hons in Nursing, with experience of working in a care context and evidence of interest in genetics (applicants without a good BSc but who have two or more years work experience in a clinical genetics department may be considered and should contact the one of the programme directors for further advice).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc MedSci

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

24 months

Faculty

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

Department

Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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