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Infection Biology (Parasitology Specialism) - MSc


University of Glasgow College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

Parasites cause a wide variety of human and livestock diseases worldwide, with severe consequences in both developing and developed countries. This specialism will help you to develop your knowledge and understanding of parasitic behaviour and enable you to develop a career as a parasitologist. Global health issues involve diseases like malaria, sleeping sickness, bilharzia, river blindness and elephantiasis. These diseases are caused by parasites, which also have major impacts on animal health. Glasgow has internationally leading research and teaching capability in Parasitology and students can learn about how parasites infect their hosts, how hosts respond to infection and what we can do to combat parasitic disease.

Why this programme

  • TOP 20 in the UK for Biological Sciences (COMPLETE

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Entry Requirements

You should have at least a Second-class Honours degree or equivalent in biomedical science or a relevant subject. Alternative qualifications will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

You are required to provide two references and a full degree transcript with your application.


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