M.Sc. On Campus

Infection Prevention and Control

University of West London

36 months
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The Infection Prevention and Control at University of West London will help you develop specialist knowledge and become an expert practitioner in the field of infection prevention and control.


About Infection Prevention and Control at University of West London

In addition, you will gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to be an IPCP (Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner) which enables you to translate and apply these core principles across different acute and secondary healthcare settings.

You will achieve the following qualifications in Infection Prevention and Control:

  • a Postgraduate Certificate after your first year 
  • a Postgraduate Diploma after your second year
  • MSc after your third year – to be eligible for the MSc all the modules should be completed within four years.

It is also possible to take single modules but such arrangements need to be first discussed with the course leader.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Healthcare Associated Infections: Scientific Principles
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Clinical Practice
  • Driving Improvement in Infection Prevention and Control
  • Leading and Sustaining Improvement
  • Measuring Public Health and Well Being

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a first degree in a relevant field and already be working as an Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner (the latter must be at least 50%of your role).

Tuition Fee

  • Fees for this course are available upon request

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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