Parasitology and Pathogen Biology (MSc)


Queen’s University Belfast    School of Biological Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time Award winner
Agriculture (1) Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26) Veterinary Sciences (35)

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Are you fascinated by the world of parasites and infectious diseases? Then the MSc programme in Parasitology and Pathogen Biology at Queen's University Belfast is just for you! This exciting course offers training in tackling parasite-borne diseases that affect human health, agri-food production systems, and global sustainability. You'll gain expertise in areas like human, plant, and animal health, food security, and livestock and crop production systems. With research-active faculty and access to top-notch laboratories, you'll receive hands-on experience and develop a comprehensive skill set. Whether you're interested in academia, pharmaceuticals, or agriculture, this programme will open doors to a wide range of rewarding careers. Don't miss out, apply now!

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.

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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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