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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Infection Control

University of Essex Online

8 months
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3945 GBP/full
3945 GBP/full
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About

Are you intrigued by the world of infection control? Are you an infection control healthcare professional looking to make your way up the career ladder? If so, then the online Postgraduate Certificate in Infection Control from University of Essex Online is an ideal programme to help you improve your career prospects.

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Overview

The 8-month Infection Control programme from University of Essex Online will help you gain an understanding of the world of microbiology. You’ll also learn useful management strategies for patient care, and learn how to prevent further spread of an infectious disease.

This course aims to equip nurses and other healthcare practitioners with the skills necessary to lead best practice in this area.

You’ll also gain the invaluable knowledge and skills to develop and implement effective infection control measures.

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

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 Postgraduate Certificate 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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Cert 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 PG Cert Infection Control, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least 3 years’ post-registration experience in a relevant field, supported by appropriate references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3945 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3945 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    3945 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3945 GBP for the full programme during 8 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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