Applications for genomics Masters programme and individual modules now open


Posted on 21 March 2016 (Permalink)

Health Education England's Genomics Education Programme is now accepting applications for funded places on the Masters in Genomic Medicine course and individual modules of continuing professional and personal development (CPPD) for the coming 2016/17 academic year.

The Masters in Genomic Medicine and associated CPPD modules have been designed to support the introduction of personalised medicine into the NHS, the work of NHS Genomic Medicine Centres and the 100,000 Genomes Project.

The full course and a number of individual modules are available through a national network of nine universities, with the Master’s offered as a one-year full-time or a two-year part-time study option. Open to all NHS healthcare professionals, the course aims to enhance knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving field.

The funding application process is now open for courses starting in the 2016/17 academic year. Details of the modules, eligibility criteria and how to apply are available on the Genomics Education Programme website.