Intercalated BSc in Genomic Medicine

Applications are welcome for the intercalated programme in Genomic Medicine 2021-2022, open to medical, dentist and veterinary students, hosted by the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit and the Bristol Medical School. Applicants must have reached a point in their curriculum equivalent to the end of Year 2 of a UK professional degree course to be eligible.

The course introduces students to the genomic revolution and how it is changing medicine, from genetic influences on complex disorders and epigenetic regulation to precision and personal genomics.

The course consists of five units taught by researchers working at the cutting edge of genomics research; The Human Genome, Genomic Data Science, Genomic Medicine, Personal Genomics and the Population Laboratory and Cracking Causality. This is followed by a 4-month research projects based in one of the world-leading human genomics research groups at Bristol.

“Now is the moment to study genomic medicine because it is becoming mainstreamed in healthcare, and in the future all doctors, whatever they do, will need to be enabled in genomic medicine”

– Prof Sir Mark Caulfield, Chief Scientist for Genomics England, talking about the iBSc at a recent event.

The course runs from September 2021 to June 2022.

Applications are encouraged as early as possible, but by the latest of 1st March 2021.

For more information, visit our website

Details on how to apply can be found here

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