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PG Cert Infection Control

Course Description

The Postgraduate Certificate in Infection Control course provides an introduction to an understanding of the world of microbiology. Infection prevention and control continues to be a key priority for health professionals working in both hospitals and the wider community. The course aims to equip nurses and other healthcare practitioners with the skills necessary to lead best practice in this area, including an understanding of the world of microbiology and the management strategies useful for patient care and the prevention of further spread of an infectious disease.

Visit the PG Cert Infection Control page on the University of Essex Online website for more details!

Student Profiles

University of Essex Online full payment discount - No. of awards TBC

Contact our Admissions Advisers to learn more.

Value of Scholarship(s)

A 10% discount


When paying for each level of your undergraduate or postgraduate degree course up-front, we’ll offer you a 10% discount.

Application Procedure

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Scholarships for international students - No. of awards TBC

You will be asked to write a statement of around 500 words in support of your scholarship application including details of previous qualifications, work experience, why you want to study a University of Essex Online course and how a scholarship could help you. To be considered for a scholarship, please contact our Admissions Team.

Value of Scholarship(s)



If you are an international student living outside the UK and EU, you may be eligible for a part-scholarship towards the tuition fees for our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Scholarship applications are assessed on a merit basis and will take into consideration previous qualifications and level of work experience.

Application Procedure

Apply today to learn more: http://tinyurl.com/y8mtxn6n

Entry Requirements

1. Academic Entry Route:Applicants are usually registered nurses or health care professionals in full or part-time employment with a minimum of two years post-registration experience and access to a clinical microbiology department.Applicants normally have an 2:1 Class Bachelors degree or equivalent, in a relevant subject from an internationally recognised institution.2. Open Entry Route:We recognise that many people have a wealth of valuable skills and knowledge developed at work or through training. If you don't meet the academic entry requirements, but believe you have the potential to succeed on the MSc, we consider applications on individual merit.

Last Updated

17 July 2017

Course Fees

£3,400 (payment per month option available)

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