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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Microbiology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will give you the expertise you need to help conquer these challenges – building knowledge, advancing cures and contributing to the common good. The curriculum takes a scientific approach to the field of clinical microbiology, keeping it career-focused with an emphasis on research and development.

This course involves: Explore principles and practice of bacteriology, virology, parasitology and mycology; Examine the disease process: transmission of pathogens, diagnosis and treatment; Study the prevention of infectious disease. The programme brings together lectures, seminars and practical laboratory classes, ensuring you’ll acquire both cutting-edge theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical skills. You’ll keep pace with the latest advances in microbiology – including the big breakthroughs happening now in the top microbiology labs across the world.

Through MSc Clinical Microbiology, you will acquire the skills necessary for success in this highly competitive and important field. With an understanding of this fast-changing sector and in-demand lab experience, our graduates make competitive candidates for jobs in health, medicine and life sciences, and in university and industry research departments. You’ll also be well prepared to pursue further study at the PhD level.

The learning and teaching methods we use ensure that our programme is both vocationally relevant and academically challenging. Our approach is student-centred, practical, participative and relevant to the needs of employers. We've moved away from the traditional teacher-centric learning to a more independent learning approach, where you are encouraged to develop critical thinking skills.

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

16-SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,980

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in microbiology, biological science or a related subject. Students can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, they may be eligible to enter this course.

University information

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