Medical Genetics BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Medical Genetics BSc (Hons)

Cutting-edge genetics research is leading a revolution in medicine.

Our Medical Genetics programme, taught jointly by Queen Mary University of Londons Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and the School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences, is a unique opportunity to study medical topics within the context of classical, chromosomal, population and molecular genetics.

You’ll build a strong scientific understanding of the genetic and molecular basis of human health, development and disease, and explore the evolution of diseases within human populations. You’ll study t...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

16/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

C431

Institution Code

Q50

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,B,B

Including Biology Excluded subjects: General Studies and Critical Thinking Please note: You will also be excepted to achieve a Pass grade in the practical endorsement for any of the following A levels - Biology, Chemistry, Physics - if taken with one of the Awarding Bodies in England.

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Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma in a science discipline e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics. The minimum academic requirement is to achieve 60 credits overall, with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. Applications are considered on a case by case basis, and we may request an interview. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not make offers of study purely on the basis of meeting grade requirements.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

34

6,5,5 from three HL subjects, including Biology at HL

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

GCSE/National 4/National 5

A minimum of five GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade C or 4 or an acceptable equivalent will be required.

Extended Project

We consider applications from students offering an EPQ and may make an alternative offer to include three A levels, one grade lower than our usual requirement, along with a specific grade in the EPQ.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales £9,250

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