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Do you believe that a prevention is better than a cure? Are you interested in finding out about the wide range of global diseases and how you can help to prevent outbreaks? Then look no further than the online MSc Infection Control from University of Essex Online.

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Overview

On this advanced-level postgraduate course you will learn how to prevent and control the spreading of infection. You will gain the latest knowledge and understanding of infection control practice, enabling you to make improvements in your chosen area. You’ll learn how to develop and implement strategies to reduce the spread of infection and respond appropriately to future outbreaks. You’ll improve your ability to advise policy makers and other clinicians on matters relating to infection.

Throughout this Infection Control program from University of Essex Online , you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • the science of identifying and isolating pathogenic organisms to assist in the diagnosis, management and treatment of patients
  • the scientific concepts underpinning infection control and prevention
  • the impact of infectious diseases and their control in a variety of settings

Finally, you’ll get an opportunity to conduct an original research project on a topic of interest aligned to an area that is of relevance to your industry.

Your future

We are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace; such as report writing, communication, time management and critical thinking.

As a graduate of our MSc Infection Control you may already be working within a specialist infection control role. Our course will help you gain a more senior position in Infection Control, Environmental Health and many other healthcare professions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Infection Prevention and Quality Improvement
  • Research Methods 
  • Dissertation
  • Health Promotion
  • Advanced Practice in Healthcare 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our MSc Infection Control, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our MSc Infection Control, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least three years’ post-registration experience in a relevant field, supported by appropriate references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

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.

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