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Full time & Part time See Course Research Only, MSc 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Unleash your potential in the field of Virology with the MSc (by Research) programme at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research. Dive deep into cutting-edge research encompassing various aspects of virology, from molecular virology to viral immunology and epidemiology. Benefit from a comprehensive training programme that fosters cross-disciplinary projects and provides state-of-the-art facilities. With a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent, you can embark on this exciting academic journey. The programme offers a bench to bedside approach, equipping you with skills tailored to diverse career paths. Engage with expert supervisors who have strong industry links, enhancing your knowledge in drug development, vaccines, and diagnostics. Join a vibrant research community and explore infection, immunology, and chronic inflammatory diseases. Avail of cutting-edge research facilities and core technologies, including imaging systems and molecular analysis tools. Elevate your expertise and make a difference in the world of virology.

About the course

Virology research is carried out in the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research. Our expertise ranges from molecular virology to in vivo pathogenesis, virus–cell interaction, viral immunology, viral ecology, clinical virology, virus epidemiology, mathematical modelling and bioinformatics.


The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) sits within the School of Infection and Immunity. The CVR is the largest virology-focussed research centre in the UK and brings together a critical mass of researchers studying human and animal viruses and viral diseases.

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A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

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