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About

The long-running MSc Medical Microbiology course offered at The University of Manchester  is ideal if you are a graduate looking to develop your skills as a microbiologist.

Overview

The Medical Microbiology course offered at The University of Manchester is unique because you will spend much of your time actually in the laboratory, learning how to be a microbiologist. You will cover the medical and molecular aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology and immunity to infection.

Aims

We aim to provide you with an understanding of the scientific basis of traditional and modern microbiological concepts.

In addition, you will develop the knowledge, specialist practical skills and critical awareness needed to pursue a career in medical microbiology.

Career opportunities

Our graduates typically find employment in the NHS and related organisations, or as medical microbiologists in industrial and pharmaceutical settings.

In addition, many graduates progress to PhD study and a research or academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Microbiology
  • Understanding Infection
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Global Health and Epidemiology
  • Antimicrobials and Infection Control
  • Principles of Microbiology
  • Clinical Microbiology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:

  • microbiology
  • virology
  • medical laboratory sciences
  • biomedical sciences
  • medicine
  • veterinary medicine
  • dentistry
  • pharmacy
  • other biology degrees incorporating substantial human biology and, ideally, an element of microbiology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 12 months.

MSc (part-time)

  • UK students (per annum): £6,000
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,000

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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