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  Infection Prevention and Control - MSc/PgDip/PgCert

University of West London    College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare

Part time September PGCert, PGDip, MSc 3-4 years part-time
Nursing & Health (27) Social Work (32)

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Become an expert in combating infection with our Infection Prevention and Control programme. Designed for healthcare professionals, this MSc/PgDip/PgCert will equip you with specialist knowledge and skills to excel as an Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner (IPCP). The programme focuses on both theory and practical application, covering topics such as healthcare-associated infections, improvement science, and project management. With flexible study options, you can choose to complete the full programme or take individual modules. Entry requirements include a relevant first degree and working experience as an IPCP. Don't have a degree? Contact our Course Leader for alternative options. Take the first step in advancing your career and apply now.

About the course


They say prevention is better than cure – so join an important and growing area of healthcare to combat infection.  

This course will help you develop specialist knowledge and become an expert practitioner in the field of infection prevention and control. 

In addition, you will gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to be an IPCP (Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner) which enables you to translate and apply these core principles across different acute and secondary healthcare settings.

You will achieve the following qualifications in Infection Prevention and Control:

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Entry Requirements

You should have a first degree in a relevant field and already be working as an Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner (the latter must be at least 50%of your role).

If you don't have a first degree , please contact the Course Leader, Dr Neil Wigglesworth (), to discuss options.

We look for students who show enthusiasm and a passion for the subject through previous study or professional experience.

Please visit the course page for full list of entry requirements.


Please visit the course page to find our more about the fees for this course.

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Where will I study?

Where is University of West London


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