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Welcome from our Head of School

Welcome from Professor Keith Lloyd, Head of Swansea University Medical School.

Before you find out a little more about our life science focused postgraduate courses, why not sign-up to our Virtual Open Day?

What can you study with us?

Whether you are choosing to undertake a taught Postgraduate degree to pursue your interests, enhance your career, or take a new direction our life science focused courses are designed to help you take your discoveries from bench to bedside or to market, with a modular framework that allows you to study full or part-time, online, on campus or blended.

If you are working in a healthcare role that involves analysing health data, our MSc Health Data Science could accelerate you into one of the fastest growing areas in the UK.

  • MSc, PGDip and PGCert options
  • Start in October or January
  • Develop skills and knowledge to become a Health Data Scientist
  • Learn from the professionals behind the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) Databank

Are you working in healthcare and want to increase your knowledge and skills in health informatics? It’s one of the fastest growing areas in the UK and our MSc Health Informatics could increase your career prospects.

  • MSc, PGDip and PGCert options 
  • Start in October or January
  • Specialist Education in the Fastest Growing Healthcare Specialty
  • Strong links with the NHS and organisations within the Life Science Sector

Are you looking for a way to use your degree degree in biology, genetics, biochemistry, pharmacy, medical engineering or physics? Enhance your career prospects by studying MSc Nanomedicine, interfacing with clinical medicine, pharmaceutics, regenerative medicine and nano(geno) toxicology.

  • MSc, PGDip and PGCert options
  • Start in October or January
  • Gain skills and confidence in leadership, management, education and research, three of the four pillars of advanced clinical practice
  • Carry out collaborative research with industry, including hi-tech medical device companies based in the Medical School's Institute of Life Science and Centre for NanoHealth

If you are a graduate of engineering or physical sciences, our MSc Medical Radiation Physics degree will give you the necessary theoretical knowledge and understanding of fundamental aspects of the use of radiation in medicine to enhance your career prospects

  • Full or Part-time MSc over 1 to 3 years
  • Start in October or January
  • Accredited by Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
  • Hands-on instruction with equipment including state-of-the-art MRI and CT facilities and medical linear accelerators

If you are a healthcare professional already working in the NHS, or you’re a science graduate wanting to work in the clinical setting, our MSc Genomic Medicine degree will enhance your career prospects.

  • MSc, PGDip and PGCert options
  • Start in January
  • Based on the curriculum of Health Education England, NHS England and Genomics England LTD
  • Funded places available to eligible NHS staff through Workforce Education and Development Services

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