M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Microbiology

Leeds Beckett University

12 months
14000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Build on your existing biomedical sciences knowledge and skills to become a specialist in medical microbiology with this Medical Microbiology programme from Leeds Beckett University.

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You will have the opportunity to experience a range of techniques across microbiology, and the topics you will study, from the role of microbiology in medicine to molecular microbiology and epidemiology, will give you specialist knowledge and a variety of skills applicable to a range of careers in the field of biomedical sciences and microbiology.

This Medical Microbiology programme from Leeds Beckett University  will be delivered through independent laboratory research and expert lectures. You will complete a range of activities and assignments, including group projects that will mirror the work environment by requiring you to work effectively as part of a laboratory team and produce reports to detail your findings.


You will be able to apply for practical laboratory-based roles, such as a research, diagnostic or healthcare scientist, and you will also be well placed should you want to apply for the NHS Scientist Training Programme. You could work for an organisation such as Public Health England, contributing to scientific research aimed at improving the health of the nation. You will also be thoroughly prepared for doctoral-level study.

  • Researcher
  • Clinical microbiologist
  • Research technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparation for the MSc research project
  • Science Communication
  • Advanced Practical Skills in Biomedical Science
  • Immunology
  • Epidemiology
  • Professional Development
  • Advanced Medical Genetics
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Extended Lab Week

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours (2.2) degree in a cognate subject, at least a second class honours (2.2) degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our  for completion. All applicants should satisfy our .

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 12 months.

 PT UK: £833 for each 20 credit point module

Part-time rates for international students are not automatically displayed as there are specific visa requirements which generally limit students to study in the UK on a full-time basis. 

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 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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