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Infection and Global Health (Medical) MPhil

Infection and Global Health (Medical) MPhil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Infection Control: Awareness Health Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Infectious diseases remain major problems worldwide for people and animals. In IGH we study a wide range of important infectious diseases of people and animals, including zoonotic diseases that transmit between animals and people. The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health was established to bring together leading medical, veterinary and basic science researchers from across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

Infection and Global Health related research in humans includes basic, clinical and epidemiological studies of a range of neurological, gastrointestinal, respiratory, vector-borne and sexually-transmitted infections of adults and children. Infection and Global Health related in animals takes place predominantly at the Leahurst campus, where multidisciplinary staff, including clinically-qualified veterinary and medical researchers, statisticians, mathematicians and basic scientists, work together to address a range of issues. These include the investigation of zoonotic pathogens; the spread of antimicrobial resistance; understanding human behaviour as a driver of disease transmission; control and prevention of major infectious diseases of farmed and companion animals; and the influence of the environment and climate on the transmission of disease.

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) can be thought of as a shorter version of the PhD. It requires the same research skills, training, planning, and project management. It can be a way to assess whether you wish to undertake doctoral research - or it can be taken for its own sake.

Different course options

Full time | University of Liverpool | 4 years | DEC-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

DEC-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Students will need to pay £22,000 (Lab based programmes) and £16,700 (Non Lab based programmes).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will normally have a minimum of a 2:1 class honours degree in a relevant biological science subject, or an equivalent medical, veterinary or dental qualification. Applicants are selected on the basis of their curriculum vitae, qualifications and referees’ reports, together with their perceived ability to complete the programme successfully and on the value of the training offered to their subsequent career plans.