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Infection Control

University of Essex Online

Postgraduate Diploma Online
16 months
Duration
5611 GBP/year
5611 GBP/year
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About

Do you want to learn strategies for surveillance, prevention and control of diseases? Are you passionate about making a change within your working healthcare environment? Then why not give the Infection Control programme at the University of Essex Online a try.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The  Infection Control programme at the University of Essex Online will help you examine key areas including; microbiology, immunology, public health and communicable disease control. You’ll understand how infections occur and how different micro-organisms act and spread.

You’ll also learn the essential principles of research design in order to conduct your own evaluation of your working environment.

This course is designed to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of infectious disease control and prevention

Throughout this course, 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

Your future

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 this Postgraduate Diploma Infection Control you may already be working within a specialist infection control role. The course will help you gain a more senior position in Infection Control, Environmental Health and many other healthcare professions.

Programme Structure

Teaching methods and style

  • Essex Online is a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the art Virtual Learning Environment to deliver teaching, resources and assessments. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and listen to and view live lectures and seminars.
  • You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have opportunities to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. To ensure you receive the support you need from your tutor, University of Essex Online caps the class sizes at 20 students. 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Work experience

Post-registration experience in a relevant field, supported by appropriate references

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7482 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7482 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 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.

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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