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Masters degrees in Virology administer training in the study of viruses and their impact on human and animal health, agriculture, and environment.
Specialist topics and related fields include Immunology, Immunotherapy and Pathology. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant science subject.
Courses in this field equip you to develop scientific solutions to everyday issues such as epidemiology, global warming, and food shortage. For example, you might focus on human-animal epidemics, recent examples being avian and swine influenza. You will predominantly examine virus taxonomy and evolution through methodologies in molecular biology, genetics, and genomics.
Academic study will include a scrutiny of host-pathogen relationships, analysing diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases through mechanisms such as vaccine and drug development. You will hone this knowledge through practical tasks, developing skills in lab testing, tissue culture examination, DNA sequencing, and bioinformatics.
Traditional careers include roles in veterinary medicine, healthcare, and food security. More exotic careers may include roles in biotechnical industries, wildlife conservation or foreign aid. Your knowledge would also be valuable for policy-making within government agencies, NGOs and charities.
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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.
The taught Infection Biology MSc will help you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which bacteria, viruses and parasites cause disease in humans and in domesticated animals, and the immune responses generated by these hosts to such pathogens.
Develop a deep theoretical and practical understanding of virology in an era of emerging viral infections. Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
This new three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme leads to the degree of Masters of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID).
This is a multidisciplinary programme that bridges the fields of epidemiology, laboratory sciences and public health. It includes a strong practical component and the opportunity to undertake a research project overseas.
At Aberdeen Immunology brings together Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Drug Discovery, Pathogen Interactions and Immunogenetics to give you a wide view of all aspects to Immunology and Immunotherapy from a leading UK medical school.
This course offers an integrated approach to the understanding of the nature of viruses and their role in disease pathogenesis, with an emphasis on the understanding of these processes at the molecular level.
The study of veterinary microbiology helps us to protect against and treat diseases in animals, from pets to livestock. Our MSc in Veterinary Microbiology is run in partnership with local, pioneering veterinary research institutes (Pirbright, the Animal and Plant Health Agency and the Veterinary Medicines Directorate).
The Microbiology and Immunology programme involves immune cells, bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites. Students can investigate the ecology, evolution and environments of micro-organisms, the diseases they cause, the microbiome and its influence on the immune system and our health, immunity and disease.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000
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.
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.