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.
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.
- 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
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesBiology Microbiology Health Sciences View 1768 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
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
International25740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25740 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National10620 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10620 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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