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Study With Us

We offer a choice of postgraduate courses at the Institute of Genetic Medicine. For course content, research areas, research skills training, entry requirements, fees, funding and visa information please see our degree descriptions:

One Year Programmes

One Year Programmes

Mres: A Medical Genetics MRes with a 20 week research project is among a wide range available within The Faculty of Medical Sciences.  Others where the research project may be undertaken at the Institute of Genetic Medicine include Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease MRes , Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine MRes, Neuromuscular Disease MRes and Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine MRes.

MPhil - a one year full time study on a single research project.

Three Year Programmes

PhD - Three years full time study on a single research project.

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Genetics

The School of Biomedical Sciences offers a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Genetics. Additional information on this course.

Further information

  • Opportunities to study within IGM for international students
  • e-Portfolio - system to help students undertake personal development planning and share relevant information with tutors
  • S3p - Student self-service portal to register for study and pay fees

Need teaching material for Genetics?

Log on to: - With EU funding, partners all across Europe have contributed teaching material. This includes a series of short recordings of counselling sessions involving a combination of actors and volunteer patients. These were written and produced by Professor Sir John Burn of the Institute of Genetic Medicine, supported by visiting Professor Anne-Marie Gerdes from Copenhagen and the TV team of Newcastle Biomedicine.