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Microbiology and Infection

University of Birmingham

12 months
Duration
25740 GBP/year
10620 GBP/year
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About

The Microbiology and Infection programme from University of Birmingham provides you with sound theoretical and hands-on laboratory experience in cutting-edge microbiology.

Overview

The course is set within the context of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection at the University of Birmingham, the largest grouping of microbiologists in the UK.

This Microbiology and Infection programme from University of Birmingham is built on the combined expertise in microbiology and infection that has been assembled through the establishment of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection at Birmingham.

It draws on the internationally recognized expertise of members of both the College of Life and Environmental Sciences and College of Medical and Dental Sciences to provide a course that will be attractive to aspiring biomedical scientists and clinical microbiologists worldwide.

Students graduating from this course can look forward to gaining a thorough grounding in this important area, with job opportunities throughout the public and private sector, as well as in research settings. 

Career

The course will give you a thorough grounding in this important and topical area of biomedical science, enabling your entry into employment in health-related positions including hospital and public health laboratories, industry (biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other sectors) and regulatory or quality assurance functions in the public sector or industry. It will also prepare you to work in an academic research setting, or studying for a PhD as the next step on a research-based career path.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core concepts and skills in Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology (Practice and Applications)
  •  Host-Microbe Interactions
  • Antimicrobials and Resistance
  • Microbial Physiology and Virulence
  • Omics of Microbes and Microbiomes

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum lower second class (2.ii) Honours degree in a Biosciences subject (or equivalent overseas degree), PLUS

  • 20 credit basic microbiology module, and
  • 20 credit advanced microbiology, and
  • 20 credit biochemistry or molecular biology module

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25740 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10620 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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