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Infectious Diseases

University of London

Master Online
24 months
Duration
7260 GBP/year
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About

The Infectious Diseases programme from University of London will develop your understanding of infectious diseases. Study core modules in biology, biostatistics, epidemiology, and the control of infectious diseases. Your options range from parasitology to the study of individual diseases.

Overview

The MSc, PGDip and PGCert are suited to recent graduates who wish to pursue an advanced degree and current in-service professionals looking to keep their expertise up-to-date in this fast-evolving field.

Career opportunities

Successful students should have enhanced career prospects within the health professions. If you complete the Infectious Diseases programme from University of London, it may enable you to progress for further study in infectious diseases.

"My proudest moment has been applying my technical knowledge to my work. I was instrumental in the introduction of new vaccine antigens (pneumonia and rota virus) for my country’s immunisation programme. The country was among the first in the region to introduce life-saving vaccines for children."

Dr Elizabeth Wala, Kenya

What do employers think of our graduates?

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of biostatistics and epidemiology
  • Principles of biology
  • Biology of infectious diseases 
  • Control of infectious diseases 
  • Bacterial infections 
  • Nutrition and infection 
  • Parasitology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For entry to the programme, you will need the equivalent of a UK first or second-class honours degree in a relevant subject (e.g. biology, medicine, nursing, dentistry, or pharmacy) from an acceptable institution.
  • We may consider degrees of the same standard in other scientific subjects if we believe they will offer suitable training for the programme. We will also consider applicants with an appropriate technical qualification and work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £11500
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £8500

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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