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Clinical Microbiology (Distance Learning)

Nottingham University Business School

M.Sc.
36 months
Duration
22815 GBP/year
7785 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

This accredited course provides training in clinical microbiology with an emphasis on patient management and infection control.

Overview

The Clinical Microbiology MSc (Distance Learning) is delivered through distance learning meaning you can study with us from anywhere in the world. It is offered part-time to provide flexibility to study alongside work or around your lifestyle. The course is open to home, EU and international students and is 100% online-based.

The course will benefit healthcare professionals or new graduates aiming for a career in healthcare, specialising in clinical microbiology. It is also suitable for medically qualified students who wish to prepare for higher professional qualifications, including Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) status. This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).

You will be trained in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, with particular emphasis on patient management and infection control.

Key facts

  • The course has received full accreditation by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)
  • The School of Life Sciences has an excellent reputation for cutting-edge research in a range of biomedical and related fields*
  • The school has been awarded Athena SWAN Silver status. Athena SWAN champions good working practices to advance the representation of women in STEMM subjects.
  • We've been recognised as delivering a Gold standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), which aims to recognise and reward excellent learning and teaching.
  • Nottingham was named University of the Year for Graduate Employment in the 2017 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and features in the top 20 of all three major UK rankings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Medical Microbiology
  • 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

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

2:1 hons degree or international equivalent

  • Other requirements

Applicants with a 2:2 or international equivalent may be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22815 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22815 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7785 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7785 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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