Genetics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Genetics BSc (Hons) University of Essex - 5% 7% £9250 £22100 120 Colchester On campus Full-time
Biomedical Sciences (Genetics) with Placement BSc (Hons) Brunel University 61% 10% 0% £9250 £21470 £23615 116 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Biomedical Sciences (Genetics) BSc (Hons) Brunel University 61% 12% 0% £9250 £21470 £23615 129 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) The University of Nottingham 87% 0% 0% £9250 £27200 155 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Genetics (Including Placement Year) BSc (Hons) University of Essex 82% 5% 10% £9250 £22100 120 Colchester On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 94% 6% 0% £9000 £18830 127 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Genetics/Biochemistry (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 94% 0% 10% £9000 £18830 133 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 7% 0% £9250 £26500 133 Egham On campus Full-time
Biochemistry and Genetics BSc (Hons) The University of Nottingham 87% 5% 0% £9250 £27200 147 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Genetics (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) University of Essex - 5% 7% £9250 £22100 120 Colchester On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) The University of York 92% 15% 10% £9250 £28800 155 York On campus Full-time
Biological Sciences (Developmental, Regeneration and Stem Cells) BSc (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 1% £9250 £34800 202 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) University of Aberdeen 72% 0% 0% £9250 £26100 £24800 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Genetics MBiol (Hons) The University of York 92% 15% 0% £9250 £28800 168 York On campus Full-time
Genetics (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons) University of Essex 82% 5% 7% £9250 £22100 120 Colchester On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics BSc (Hons) University of Huddersfield 81% 0% 15% £9250 £17600 128 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Biochemistry and Genetics Msci (Hons) The University of Nottingham 87% 5% 0% £9250 £27200 177 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Genetics (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 94% 6% 0% £9000 £18830 127 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics with Research Placement BSc (Hons) University of Huddersfield 81% 0% 15% £9250 £17600 128 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Genetics/Biochemistry BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 94% 0% 10% £9000 £18830 133 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Molecular Biology and Genetics BSc (Hons) University of East Anglia 82% 0% 15% £9250 £26100 131 Norwich On campus Full-time
Biological Sciences (Genetics) BSc (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 1% £9250 £34800 201 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Genetics with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 7% 1% £9250 £26500 133 Egham On campus Full-time
Biological Sciences (Molecular Genetics) BSc (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 1% £9250 £34800 201 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Genetics (Immunology) with Industrial Placement Msci (Hons) University of Aberdeen 72% 0% 0% £9250 £26100 £24800 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Genetics with Industrial Placement Msci (Hons) University of Aberdeen 72% 0% 0% £9250 £26100 £24800 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Genetics (Immunology) BSc (Hons) University of Aberdeen 72% 0% 0% £9250 £26100 £24800 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Molecular Genetics BSc (Hons) University of Dundee 66% 0% 15% £9250 £24800 162 Dundee On campus Full-time
Biochemistry and Genetics BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University 96% 0% 20% £9250 - 100 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Biochemistry and Genetics with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University 96% 5% 19% £9250 - 84 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 81% 15% 0% £9250 - 150 London On campus Full-time
Molecular Genetics BSc (Hons) King's College London 79% 10% 0% £9250 - 164 London On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics BSc (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 85% 15% 0% £9250 - 151 London On campus Full-time
Biological Sciences (Genetics and Genomics) BSc (Hons) Oxford Brookes University 79% 0% 15% £1155 - 118 Oxford On campus Part-time
Genetics (4 years) [MSci] MSc The University of Manchester 83% 0% 0% - - 161 Manchester On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics Msci (Hons) Swansea University 81% 5% 3% - - 147 Swansea On campus Full-time
Genetics with a Modern Language (4 years) BSc (Hons) The University of Manchester 83% 0% 0% - - 162 Manchester On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics BSc (Hons) Swansea University 80% 10% 0% - - 166 Swansea On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) The University of Manchester 83% 0% 0% - - 161 Manchester On campus Full-time
Genetics with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Swansea University 81% 5% 3% - - 147 Swansea On campus Full-time
Genetics with Industrial/ Professional Experience (4 years) BSc (Hons) The University of Manchester 83% 0% 0% - - 161 Manchester On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) University of Glasgow 82% 0% 0% - - 202 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Biochemistry and Genetics with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Swansea University 81% 5% 3% - - 140 Swansea On campus Full-time
Genetics Msci (Hons) Swansea University 81% 5% 3% - - 147 Swansea On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics with a Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Swansea University 81% 5% 10% - - 147 Swansea On campus Full-time
Genetics with Entrepreneurship BSc (Hons) The University of Manchester 83% 0% 0% - - 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) University of Leeds 66% 0% 20% - - 166 Leeds On campus Full-time
Biochemistry and Genetics BSc (Hons) Swansea University 81% 5% 0% - - 129 Swansea On campus Full-time
Biochemistry and Genetics Msci (Hons) Swansea University 81% 5% 3% - - 140 Swansea On campus Full-time
Genetics BSc (Hons) Swansea University 81% 0% 5% - - 111 Swansea On campus Full-time
Genetics MBiol (Hons) University of Leeds 55% 0% 10% - - 167 Leeds On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics BSc (Hons) The University of Sheffield - - - £9250 £26950 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Skin Science and Stem Cell Biology MSc MSc University of Bradford - - - £9230 £23028 - Bradford On campus Full-time
Molecular, Genetic and Lifecourse Epidemiology (Wellcome Trust) PhD University of Bristol - - - £4665 £25300 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Biochemistry (Genetics) BSc University of Birmingham - - - £9250 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement MSc University of East Anglia - - - £6425 - - Norwich On campus Part-time
Biological Sciences (Genetics) BSc (Hons) University of Birmingham - - - £9250 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Bioinformatics and Genetic Epidemiology MSc Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics MSc (Res) University of Oxford - - - - - - Oxford On campus Full-time
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine MSc University of Chester - - - - - - Chester On campus Full-time
Stem Cell Research PhD The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Human Complex Trait Genetics PgDip The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine MSc MSc The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Genetics and Genomics PhD The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Evolutionary Genetics MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Genetics and Molecular Medicine (MRC Human Genetics Unit) MSc (Res) The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Animal Breeding and Genetics MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Functional Genetics and Development PhD The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Applied Conservation Genetics with Wildlife Forensics (Online Learning) PDD The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Stem Cells and Translational Neurology (Online Learning) PgCert The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Genetics PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Medical Molecular Biology with Genetics PgDip Bangor University - - - - - - Bangor On campus Full-time
Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Medical Genetics MSc University of Chester - - - - - - Chester On campus Full-time
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Salary

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Salary of all UK Graduates of Genetics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £23500 £28500
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £28500 £18000 - £29000 £22500 - £36000

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23980 £22559 £29781
25-75 percentile range £19540 - £27640 £19118 - £31088 £24281 - £37813

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Genetics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Genetics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Genetics

  • Health Services
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Universities
  • Food and Drink Companies
  • Health and Beauty Care Industry

Specialisations within Genetics

  • Medical Genetics
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology

Jobs of graduates of Genetics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Genetics at King's College London

40% Administrative occupations
25% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
20% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Design occupations
10% Elementary occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Genetics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Genetics

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Genetics, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Genetics is the scientific study of origin, heredity and variation in organisms.

The median salary of graduates of Genetics was £25000 15 months after graduation, £23500 3 years after graduation and £28500 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Genetics studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Biology (Honours) - MBiol (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Professional Development Diploma - PDD
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Initial Qualification) - PgDip