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Microbiology and Infection MSc

Course Description

This course is built on the combined expertise in microbiology and infection that has been assembled through the establishment of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection. It draws on the internationally recognized expertise of members of both the Life and Environmental Sciences and Medical and Dental Sciences colleges to provide a course that will be attractive to aspiring biomedical scientists and clinical microbiologists worldwide.

Aims of the course are to provide graduates in the Biosciences with a sound theoretical background and hands-on laboratory experience in leading edge microbiology. Students will gain specialist knowledge and insight in key aspects of bacterial infection.

The Institute of Microbiology and Infection at Birmingham brings together a group of researchers and lecturers from the College of Life and Environmental Sciences and the College of Medical and Dental Sciences with expertise in a wide range of aspects of microbiology in infectious disease. The MSc Microbiology and Infection draws on this expertise to highlight the impact of recent advances in understanding of microbes in infection.

The course will enable students to develop basic abilities and skills on which to build professional capability in a healthcare or related microbiology or biomedical research setting.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Microbiology and Infection MSc page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Student Profiles

Entry Requirements

Minimum lower second class Honours degree in a Biosciences subject. The course should include at least 40 credits of Microbiology.

Course Fees

£8,370 FT, £3,420 PT (UK/EU); £18,900 (overseas)

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