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The Allergy MSc at Southampton was instrumental in my obtaining the Clinical Lecturer post in Paediatric Allergy at St. Thomas' Hospital

Helen Brough - MSc Allergy
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I enjoyed my time at Southampton immensely – there were great opportunities to network with part-time students as well as chances to meet and speak to guest speakers and subject specialists.

Rachael Brown - MSc Public Health
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I'm really pleased I chose Southampton and I was given the support and encouragement to carry out the whole MSc. I have been able use my new knowledge and skills to improve patient care and experience in allergy clinics in my workplace.

Lucy Common (Riddington) - MSc Allergy
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After completing my MSc in Genomic Medicine at Southampton I have increased my breadth and depth of knowledge and it helped me to realise how other disciplines are also using genomics to improve patient care.

Stacey Daniels - MSc Genomic Medicine
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The facilities at Southampton provided me with the clinical genetics services and laboratories that really supported my academic studies. There is also a great deal of genomics expertise in Southampton; scientists here participate in a wide range of national and international genetics and cancer projects.

Ahmed Dawoud - MSc Genomics Medicine 2017
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Through my learning, my confidence in my own knowledge has increased and I have been able to use my skills to teach colleagues and other health care professionals about food allergy.

Sally-Ann Denton - MSc Allergy Medicine 2012
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The variety of lectures has beenamazing. We covered a large range of topics within the genomics area of medicine that proved challenging, but the tutors and lecturers were all extremely supportive throughout the entire course.

Poppy Duncan - MSc Genomic Medicine 2019
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I chose to study at Southampton because it has such a strong reputation in the field of allergy and a well-established, flexible course that I could fit into my fulltime work schedule as a paediatric specialist trainee.

Adam Fox - Diploma in Allergy
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I was always passionate about the field of genetics and I really enjoyed putting my theories to the test in the lab environment. The skills I have gained from this course will help me professionally, particularly in research.

Niloo Ganji - MSc Genomic Medicine 2019
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I was highly impressed with the knowledge, expertise, support and dedication of the faculty staff and lecturers.

Halima Sadiya Gumi - MSc Allergy,
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The course itself is fantastic – the content is great and is delivered by staff who are extremely enthusiastic, you cannot help but feel their love of the subject and from that, your own passion for it develops.

Helen Howells - Msc Allergy
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I like to think of myself as an ‘Allergy fighter’ and I was excited to learn about new therapeutic tools from word-leading experts that can provide an escape route for patients with severe and life-threatening allergies

Ekaterina Khaleva - MSc Allergy 2019
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Genomic medicine is a huge area with the potential to really benefit patients, and I wanted to be a part of this exciting and fast moving environment. I chose to study at Southampton because of their reputation for expertise, knowledge and experience in this field, and it was a fantastic experience with incredible staff who were supportive throughout my studies.

Maria Lane - MSc Genomics Medicine 2019
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This course has provided me with a toolkit of valuable skills such as public speaking, critical appraisal and time management which are applicable for any workplace. Applying theories and frameworks to real world situations has greatly boosted my understanding of health.

Alex Lister - MSc Public Health 2019
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The programme gave me the opportunity to combine the skills I learnt on the course, with my optometrist skills, to result in something truly rewarding in the For Sight Trust.

Abrie Marais - 2016
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The MSc Diabetes Best Practice has prepared me well for the demands I will face in my future career as a doctor. The learning, skills and experiences I have gained during the programme have enabled me to build confidence in caring for individuals with Diabetes and better understand the challenges they face.

Meera Parmar - MSc Diabetes Best Practice
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The academic tutors and other expert professionals had a unique way of teaching, which focused on encouraging and motivating students to develop their own decision-making skills. Meeting people with diabetes, and listening to their experiences, has helped me to develop my reflective learning on what it is like to live with diabetes.

Shabina Pun - MSc Diabetes Best Practice 2019
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I chose to study at Southampton because I wanted to learn more about how genomic medicine could be applied to improve patient care. I really benefitted from the enthusiasm and expertise of the scientists and clinicians at Southampton and it was inspiring to see the wide-reaching applications of genomic medicine from research, to patient care and public health.

Lissie Rolf - MSc Genomics Medicine 2019
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I enjoyed the variety of learning styles and the relevance of the content of each module. There was a lovely mix of basic science, practical skills, patient encounters, research, and latest guidelines all delivered by expert speakers.

Jennie Rowley - MSc Allergy
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The confidence this course gave me has been fundamental in me winning the NHS England accolade of AHP of the Year in 2018.

Marianne Williams - MSc in Allergy
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