Antimicrobial Resistance

University of Sheffield

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
23750 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Antimicrobial Resistance degree offered at University of Sheffield gives you a real-world insight into the approaches used to tackle the global threat of antimicrobial resistance and prepares you for an exciting career in this area.  


Course description

Antimicrobial Resistance degree offered at University of Sheffield will train the healthcare workers, policy makers and scientists of tomorrow. 

If you have a strong interest in infectious disease, antibiotics and their use in healthcare and infection control then this course will prepare you for an exciting career in this area. The Antimicrobial Resistance MSc will give you hands-on training and a rea

l-world insight into the different approaches used to tackle the global threat of AMR.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses an increasingly serious threat to global public health. It occurs when the microorganisms that cause infection survive exposure to a medicine that would normally kill them or stop their growth. But AMR is no longer a prediction for the future, it’s happening right now with drug resistant infections already causing deaths each year in Europe and the US alone.


You’ll learn through a mixture of working in a research laboratory, lectures, seminars, workshops and small-group discussions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Infectious Disease and Antimicrobials
  • AMR and Current Clinical Practice
  • Global Policy, Disease Control and New Therapies
  • Research and Communication across the Disciplines
  • Developing Communication Skills
  • Research Project in Antimicrobial Resistance

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 BSc honours degree or equivalent in a biological science. We will consider applicants from other science, engineering or maths backgrounds on a case-by-case basis.
  • We also accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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