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Medical Microbiology, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
The skills acquired allow the specialist to work on the section of clinical microbiology laboratories, where you can perform diagnostics on the areas of clinical bacteriology, mycology clinical, clinical virology, clinical parasitology and molecular microbiology.


The achievement of the objectives outlined in the program will allow the specialist function in areas of microbiological quality control in clinical laboratories, administration area microbiology, medical committees of infectious diseases, microbiology quality audit, quality consulting in microbiology, head or laboratory director or Clinical Medical Microbiology and teacher in areas of competence of Medical Microbiology.

The program of specialization in Medical Microbiology aims at training bacteriologists and doctors in the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases affecting humans, with a strong background in clinical microbiological correlation, focusing on relevant issues such as antimicrobial resistance, epidemiology and quality assurance. Medical Microbiology specialist must meet the needs and challenges that requires the diagnosis of infections in humans; for it must meet the constant changes in the field of infectious diseases are observed in the globalized world and implement new technologies to improve diagnostic capacity and promote rapid communication to the medical staff to positively impact patient care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Laboratory of Clinical Immunology
  • Hematology
  • Blood Bank
  • Bioethics
  • Statistics
  • Health Administration Specialization Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

Professional in bacteriology, medicine, or related bioassays

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8963 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8963 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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