About the Cambridge Genomic Medicine Programme
The Cambridge Genomic Medicine Programme was commissioned by Health Education England’s national Genomic Education Programme. It offers training in genomic medicine suitable for:
- NHS professionals, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and midwives
- Biotech and pharmaceutical professionals
- Scientists and researchers
- People interested in a career in healthcare
Programme courses are offered through a range of pathways (below) and equip students with the knowledge they need to integrate genomic technologies and information into their patient care.
- Postgraduate Certificate in Genomic Medicine (PGCert)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine (PGDip)
- Masters in Genomic Medicine (MSt part time)
- Masters in Genomic Medicine (MPhil full time)
Modules from the Cambridge postgraduate courses can be taken individually for Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPPD), or as part of an award: Cambridge CPPD modules.
Cambridge Gateway to Genetic Counselling for Nurses and Midwives
The Cambridge Gateway to Genetic Counselling training programme is designed for nurses and midwives. The course fulfils the educational components of the Set B criteria required for a senior nurse or midwife to be eligible to submit a Notification of Intention to Register form to The Genetic Counsellor Registration Board.
Funding for the Cambridge Genomic Medicine Programme
Fee support for many courses on this page is available to NHS staff from Health Education England. Click here to apply for funding.
The Cambridge Genomic Medicine Programme is a collaboration between Cambridge University Hospitals, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the European Bioinformatics Institute, and the Institute of Continuing Education at the University of Cambridge.