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Welcome to the Medical School

At the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic, our Head of School Professor Keith Lloyd wanted to create an online event experience that would allow you, our online guests, to experience the friendly, student focussed atmosphere of the School. This video is his short 'Welcome' to you as one of our online guests.

Enjoy exploring and get in touch if you have any questions.  

Genetics and Medical Genetics Question and Answer

Available as BSc or MSci (integrated masters) genetics has a long history at Swansea. Genetics is a branch of biology that explores our DNA, how traits are passed from one generation to the next, and how genetics can help us tackle challenges in human health. Our Genetics course will prepare students for work in industry, further study, or on Medical Genetics prepare our students to apply for Graduate Entry Medicine. 

In this video recent graduate and current PhD student Sean explores with Genetics course director Dr Claire Morgan the scope of the course and the experiences students can expect to gain.

Want to study Medicine?

If you are applying for undergraduate Medicine, or have a passion for science which you want to quench whilst keeping the option of Medicine open to you in the future, our Pathways to Medicine are the perfect route for you. Our Pathways prepare students to apply to Graduate Entry Medicine Programmes across the UK but also guarantee you an interview subject to meeting the qualifying criteria. 

Our Director of Learning and Teaching Professor Phil Newton talks with current Medicine Student and Pathways Graduate Gloria about how Pathways work and what to expect if you choose this route. 

Why Study Genetics

Genetics student Tommy shares his experience of studying with us at Swansea, what he loves about the city and what you can expect as new student at the Medical School.

Heidi's Graduation Day

It is Heidi's Graduation day, having reached the end of her time with us she shares the highlights of her Medical Genetics studies.

View our Facilities

Explore our world leading facilities and teaching space here at the Medical School which include the Institute of Life Science 1 and 2 and the Data Science Building.

Meet Amelia

Ameilia, one of our Genetics students, tells you why she loves studying with us, what she likes about Swansea, the course, the University and our seaside city.

Graduation Video

It is Graduation Day and our graduates share their experience of studying with us, what they plan to do next and what they loved about their time at the Medical School.

A cure for Cancer?

Professor Paul Dyson talks about how his research in harnessing bacteria to target tumours. Could it be a Cancer breakthrough?

Explore the Medical School and your Course

Find out more about Swansea University Medical School by reading our School Magazine 'Pulse,' and find out more about your course by visiting our Quick Guide.