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Infection Control

Postgraduate Diploma Online
16 months
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5453 GBP/year
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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.

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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 our Postgraduate Diploma 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:

  • Introduction to Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Infection Prevention and Quality Improvement
  • Advanced Practice in Healthcare
  • Health Promotion 
  • Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

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.
2 (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).
6.5 (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.
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

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

    5453 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5453 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 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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