M.Sc. On Campus

Microbiology in Public Health

University of Bedfordshire

15 months
13750 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Microbiology in Public Health degree offered at the University of Bedfordshire focuses on the science of microorganisms and the range of strategies employed for public health protection, including epidemiology, public health intelligence, vaccination, antimicrobial chemotherapy, diagnostic microbiology and outbreak investigation.


Microbiology in Public Health degree offered at the University of Bedfordshire will take you beyond studying microorganisms as causes of infection and how they can be detected and controlled to how epidemiology and intelligence can inform public health protection.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

In addition to developing your specialist knowledge and understanding, there is a pervasive emphasis on developing your approach and attitude to work by emphasising and encouraging the professional standards expected by employers. You will be exposed to guest lectures delivered by professionals from relevant industries, giving students an insight into what work in such employment involves.

The University also has a programme of seminars and workshops designed to help you recognise and boost the attributes expected and appreciated by employers. This is supplemented by course specific workplace visits as opportunities arise.

The University also has an optional programme of internal and external internships that provide excellent opportunities to gain additional work experience. The non-course specific nature of such internships provides an opportunity for selected students to broaden their perspective of employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Control Of Infectious Disease 
  • Epidemiology In Public Health
  • Molecular And Diagnostic Microbiology 
  • Principles, Policies And Issues In Public Health 
  • Public Health Protection
  • Molecular And Diagnostic Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
  • Personal Statement
  • Copies of your Academic Certificates/Transcripts 
  • Copy of your English Language Examination Results References
  • Application Form and Data Protection

Technological requirements


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13750 GBP per year during 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 15 months.

For EU students the standard fee is £8250.

Living costs for Luton

750 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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