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Parasitology and Pathogen Biology (MSc/PgDip)

Queen’s University Belfast School of Biological Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

The MSc programme in Parasitology and Pathogen Biology is designed for students seeking training in parasite-borne infectious diseases that severely undermine: human health in the developing world and tropics; agri-food production systems globally (including plant health and animal health and welfare). 

Students taking the course will develop expertise directly applicable to human, plant and animal health and welfare, food security and the future sustainability of food production, particularly within livestock and plant/crop production systems. 

The course will be run entirely by research active and will offer students the opportunity to gain experience in internationally competitive laboratories.

Course Structure

The MSc programme in Parasitology and Pathogen Biology is designed

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant area of science or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants with qualifications below 2.2 Honours degree standard (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) will be considered on a case-by-case basis, if they can demonstrate appropriate experience, acceptable to the School.

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