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Healthcare Infection Management

Trinity College Dublin

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
19059 EUR/year
9097 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSc in Healthcare Infection Management is a postgraduate qualification that is offered by the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, to meet the need for a multi-disciplinary approach to modern healthcare infection control.

Overview

  • The course provides specialist teaching in conjunction with St. James’s Hospital, Tallaght Hospital, the Health Service Executive, and invited international experts.
  • The MSc in Healthcare Infection Management is primarily offered to medical microbiologists, infectious disease physicians, antimicrobial pharmacists, biomedical scientists, infection control specialists, nurses and public health workers and can be taken as either a 1-year full-time degree, or as a 2-year part-time degree.
  • The MSc in Healthcare Infection Management aims to provide graduates with a comprehensive understanding of the multiple disciplines that must align to deliver effective control of human pathogens in the hospital and community settings. The course will provide foundation and advanced knowledge on the monitoring, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases and is delivered as lectures, demonstrations, seminars, practicals and workshops.

Programme Structure

The course is delivered as lectures, demonstrations, seminars, practicals and workshops. All students are required to attend the core curriculum of lectures during the two years with examinations at the end of each year. A dissertation project is carried out in the second year, and it is evaluated by internal and external assessors.

The core syllabus consists of the following modules:

  • Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
  • Antimicrobial Therapy & Resistance
  • Epidemiology & Infection Control
  • Multidisciplinary Management of Infection
  • Dissertation

Teaching will take place in blocks of up to two weeks throughout each of two semesters. It is envisaged that there will be four teaching blocks per annum. Research projects may take place in Trinity College or in the student´s place of work.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
88
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
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.
63

Other requirements

General requirements

Applications will normally be received from those who hold one of the following qualifications:

  • A medical degree
  • An honors degree in Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, or Microbiology
  • An honors degree in another relevant science subject

Work experience

Applications may also be received from individuals with a minimum of three years of relevant healthcare experience and suitable qualifications. Applicants meeting these requirements may be required to attend for interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19059 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19059 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9097 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9097 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Due for update

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