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Infectious Diseases

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
31100 GBP/year
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About

This Infectious Diseases programme at The University of Edinburgh is organised by Edinburgh Infectious Diseases (EID), which is hosted by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and the College of Science and Engineering.

Overview

This Infectious Diseases programme at The University of Edinburgh provides an introduction to research methodology for biologists, medics and veterinarians. The training also provides an entry into PhD studies. 

Previous students have undertaken projects in the following areas:

  • antibiotic resistance and hospital-acquired infections
  • arthropod vector biology and vectorborne diseases
  • epidemiology and mathematical modelling of animal and human infections
  • molecular diagnosis and point-of-care detection of infectious diseases
  • the immunology of bacterial and parasitic infections (including major tropical diseases such as malaria, trypanosomiasis and schistosomiasis)
  • the immunology of ruminant infections (for example Johne's Disease)
  • the pathogenesis of viral diseases (animal and human, including herpes and HIV)

Programme Structure

  • The learning process focuses upon a one-year research project; during this period students are encouraged to attend research seminars and lectures, including those on the related areas of immunology, microbiology and pathology. 
  • Training in a wide range of transferrable skills is also provided via our Institute for Academic Development.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home fees have still to be agreed

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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