Clinical Microbiology (Distance Learning)

University of Nottingham

M.Sc. Online
36 months
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At Clinical Microbiology (Distance Learning) from University of Nottingham you will be trained in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, with particular emphasis on patient management and infection control.


At Clinical Microbiology (Distance Learning) from University of Nottingham  you will study a series of modules which have been designed to appeal to applicants from different professions and organisational roles. There is the flexibility to undertake modules on an individual, stand-alone basis too.


Our MSc graduates are very much in demand by employers in both the private and public sectors and have the opportunity to establish successful careers in a range of areas.

The Clinical Microbiology MSc (Distance Learning) enables you to acquire advanced knowledge of molecular and clinical microbiology to prepare you for hospital-based clinical microbiology, infectious disease and public health positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Viral Pathogenesis and Infection
  • Human Pathogens
  • Diagnostic Microbiology and Laboratory Methods
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Clinical Syndromes in Infectious Disease
  • Prevention and Treatment of Infection
  • Infection Control and Public Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should apply as early as possible. 




180 alternative credits



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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in any relevant subject. We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world

Tuition Fee



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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Clinical Microbiology (Distance Learning)
University of Nottingham


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