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Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning)

36 months
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5735 GBP/year
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About

This three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme leads to the degree of Masters of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) at The University of Edinburgh. 

Overview

Aimed at junior doctors currently undergoing, or about to undertake, specialty training in an infection discipline, this Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh is open to trainees in the UK and worldwide. 

This degree will also be attractive to those who have completed their training but wish to fulfill continuing medical education requirements or those who wish obtain a formal qualification in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

The Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Distance Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh is aligned with JRCPTB and RCPath training in infection disciplines: Combined Infection Training and Higher Specialty Training in Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Medical Virology.

Career opportunities

This unique programme will offer the student the knowledge and skills required to enhance their career progression in clinical or academic medicine. 

The programme will offer an alternative to traditional classroom based research training for those candidates who do not wish to take time away from their professional commitments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science and biology of bacteria
  • Science and biology of viruses 
  • Science and biology fungi, parasites and prions
  • Laboratory practise in microbiology, virology and serology
  • Anti-infective therapy and resistance

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • MSc - 180
  • PgDip - 120
  • PgCert - 60
  • PgProfDev - 50 

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a biomedical, medical, public health or relevant bio-science topic.
  • We may also consider your application if you have relevant work experience; please contact the programme team to check before you apply. You may be admitted to certificate level only in the first instance. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5735 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5735 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • MSc, PgDip, PgCert: £5,735
  • MSc, PgDip, PgCert, PgProfDev - Intermittent: 10 credits £960 20 credits £1,915 60 credits £5,735

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning)
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