Why this programme
- Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement for the Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).
- During the Infection Biology (with Specialisms) programme of the University of Glasgow you will work in the laboratories of internationally recognised infection biology researchers, conducting high quality basic, translational and clinical science.
- Access a combination of highly specialised equipment, unique in Scotland, including cutting edge in vitro and in vivo research facilities for biological imaging, high content screening microscopy, and a state of the art polyomics facility bringing together metabolomics, proteomics, genomics, transcriptomics, and the integration of data sets with bioinformatics.
- Attend guest lectures and workshops from scientists and clinicians working in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology fields.
- Carry out a research project in an internationally recognised centre of excellence, working with world-leading researchers in infection biology.
- Integrate infection biology with cutting edge molecular and cellular techniques, that offers breadth in covering bacteria, viruses and parasites.
- Engage with industrial and clinical scientists, and guest lecturers from the pharmaceutical industry, medical diagnostic laboratories and bioscience business.
About half of our MSc students enter a research career, mainly by undertaking further postgraduate research studies towards a PhD, or by working in research laboratories in clinical or academic settings, including national government laboratories.
Other students go on to work in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic or biotechnological industries.
Many graduates from this programme also work in life sciences companies and in organisations providing support to the food and farming industries.
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- Host-pathogen Interactions and Immune Responses to Infection
- Research Skills for Immunology and Infection Biology
- Designing a Research Project: Biomedical Research Methodology
- Diagnostic Technologies and Devices
- Animal Models of Disease
- Current Trends and Challenges in Biomedical Research and Health
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesBiology Microbiology Genetics View 465 other Masters in Biology in United Kingdom
- You should have at least a Second-class Honours degree or equivalent in biomedical science or a relevant subject. Alternative qualifications will also be considered on a case-by-case basis
- You are required to provide two references and a full degree transcript with your application
- A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
- Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
- Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
- A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)
International23000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9450 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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