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About Medical Microbiology
Masters degrees in Medical Microbiology explore techniques for the analyses of interactions between microorganisms and human hosts, particularly host-pathogen relationships (microbes which cause disease).
Related subjects and postgraduate specialisms include Immunology, Bacteriology and Pathogenesis. Entry requirements normally involve an appropriate undergraduate science degree.
You will explore the biological and pathogenic properties of microbes and their role in health and disease, including an analysis of host reaction to infection (bacterial, viral, and fungal). You will also examine detection, treatment, and control of infection, and drug design and resistance. Immunology is also a component, including study of inherited and acquired immunological disorders, transplantation of organs and tissues, and immunodeficiency disorders.
You will examine these topics via application of microbial genetic and molecular biological techniques, through activities such as data collection and analysis, experiment design, lab testing, bioimaging, and bioinformatics. Consideration is also given to the ethics and safety of medical practise, epidemiology and public health.
Careers may include: clinical and medical practise; roles in pharmaceuticals or the healthcare sector; consultancy and policy-making for government agencies, charities, and NGOs; scientific writing and research.
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The main aim of the programme is to provide multidisciplinary, Master's Level postgraduate training in Biomedical Science in combination with generic higher level scientific training in areas such as writing grant proposals and business plans.
The Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology) Masters at Middlesex in London is designed to provide you with advanced knowledge and skills required for a career working in a diagnostic or research laboratory.
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, has a long history of providing high quality postgraduate education for clinicians and scientists working in the National Health Service (NHS), Public Health England (PHE), and industry.
This course is delivered by specialists, who are engaged in cutting-edge research, and a variety of visiting specialist lecturers, ranging from Hospital Consultants to Senior Biomedical Scientists.
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, has a long history of providing high quality postgraduate education for clinicians and scientists working in the National Health Service (NHS), Public Health England (PHE) and industry.
This course provides comprehensive knowledge and practical training in the spread of microorganisms (predominantly bacterial and viral pathogens), disease causation and diagnosis and treatment of pathogens significant to public health.
Aberdeen presents a great opportunity to undertake medical research across wide ranging discipline areas which include; Bioinformatics, Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology, Applied Statistics, Drug Metabolism and Toxicology, Pharmacology, Reproductive Biology and Cardiovascular Health and Disease.
With the rise of antibiotic resistant microbes and the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases, there’s never been a more important time to join our forward-thinking course and study this critical subject.
Build on your existing biomedical sciences knowledge and skills to become a specialist in medical microbiology. You will practise working autonomously in the laboratory during the large practical components of the course, using your thorough theoretical grounding as the driver for your research.
Medical microbiology is essential – helping us to prevent, diagnose and treat infectious diseases. As the growth of antibiotic resistant microbes and the rise and fall of infectious diseases continues to be documented, you’ll be studying both a vital subject and an innovative course at a very important time.
The course provides the theoretical knowledge, understanding and practical skills to ensure a solid grounding in core and applied microbiology, along with the transferable skills which are essential to enhance your employability options.
The University of Edinburgh has been offering innovative online programmes to medical, veterinary and health-related professionals since 2005. Today we offer 49 online programmes to choose from and our portfolio is expanding all the time.
This unique postgraduate programme is aimed at junior doctors currently undergoing, or about to undertake, specialty training in an infection discipline and is open to trainees in the UK and worldwide. This degree will also be attractive to those who have completed their training but wish to fulfil continuing medical education requirements or obtain a formal qualification from the University of Edinburgh.