Quality Seal Emagister EMAGISTER CUM LAUDE

DNA Analysis

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Master
  • Cambridge (England)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This degree will instil the highest level of understanding of the theory and application of DNA analysis as required in a career in academic or industrial genetics.
Suitable for: Graduate students and forensic practitioners who wish to gain both practical and theoretical knowledge with regard to genetic technologies and DNA analysis.

Important information

Requirements: Required - a BSc Hons in subjects such as Biology, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Genetics.

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2016
Cambridge
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
See map

What you'll learn on the course

Genetics

Course programme

Course overview

The MSc in DNA Analysis at Anglia Ruskin involves study at the leading edge of molecular biosciences. It provides an opportunity to work with world-leading institutions including the Forensic Science Service Laboratories in Huntingdon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University and the Sanger Centre. Our facilities include state-of-the-art DNA sequencing equipment, new genetic cleanroom facilities, the largest accessible human osteological collection in England and an internationally renowned anthropological research output.

Core modules

  • Techniques in DNA Analysis (Year 1 Trimester 1)
  • Molecular Genetics & Bioinformatics (Year 2 Trimester 1)
  • Research Co-ordination & Laboratory Management (Year 1 Trimester 3)
  • Masters Research Project (Year 2 Trimesters 2 and 3)

Optional modules

  • Forensic Genetics
  • Biomedical Genetics
  • Environmental Genetics
  • Specialised Topics

Assessment

Modules will be assessed by a combination of written reports from the practicals (either laboratory or computer laboratory based) and final exams. For the Independent Research Project module, submission of a thesis and a presentation are required.

Dedication

2 years, part-time.

Teaching times

  • Thurs 1.00-7.00pm

Teaching times for guidance only and subject to change.

Additional information

Comments: Special features: All the lecturers on the course are experienced forensic practitioners and most are actively engaged with case work. The equipment base is mostly new and all the laboratories have been recently refurbished. Instrument rooms are air-conditioned. State-of-the-art facilities in gene sequencing, drug analysis, isotope ratio mass spectrometry and forensic spectroscopy are particularly noteworthy.