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MScGenetic Counsellors

University of Siena
Italy, Siena
Department of Medical Biotechnologies Italy, Siena, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte Viale Mario Bracci, 16 - 53100
Tuition fee

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2,626 (per year). You can calculate the amount to be paid per year at this link.

Application fee €30 per programme

You will receive an e-mail with the payment instructions.

More information

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Overview

The Master Degree in Genetic Counsellors is the first degree program in Italy that trains the professional figure of the genetic counsellor through the acquisition of the principles and practices of clinical, medical and laboratory genetics. Genetic counsellors are non-medical health figures that work closely with medical geneticists in both public and private medical genetics services.

They support the medical geneticist in the main areas of genetic counseling and independently conduct genetic counseling whenever a clinical evaluation/diagnosis of the patient is not required. Among the various areas of activity are the prenatal, pre-conceptional and infertility settings, and the cancer genetics setting. The course will be divided into lectures and practical activities.

Programme structure

The MSc in Genetic Cousellors is taught entirely in English.

MIUR degree class: Classe LM-9 Second cycle degree in Medical, veterinary and pharmaceutical Biotechnologies
Duration in years: 2
Credits: 120

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Career opportunities

Concerning career prospects, a student who is awarded the MSc in Genetic counsellors works closely with medical geneticists in both public and private medical genetics services. They support the medical geneticist in the main areas of genetic counseling and independently conduct genetic counseling whenever a clinical evaluation/diagnosis of the patient is not required. Among the various areas of activity are the prenatal, pre-conceptional and infertility settings, and the cancer genetics setting.

Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Nov 1, 2019
Application deadline
Jan 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020
Apply now! Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Feb 1, 2020
Application deadline
Apr 28, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States