The programme provides a firm understanding of the impact of infectious disease on human populations worldwide. It takes a scientific approach to the field of clinical microbiology, emphasising the importance of research and development in the area, and exposes you to the latest advances in both the theory and practice of microbiology.
The programme provides you with comprehensive theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experience of clinical microbiology. This will include the principles and practice of bacteriology, virology, parasitology and mycology; focusing on the transmission of pathogens, the disease process, diagnosis, treatment and the prevention of infectious disease.
Some o the modules included in this programme are: Medical Microbiology Microbial Pathogenicity (Re) Emerging Infectious Diseases Skills for Professional Practice for Biosciences 1 Microbial Genetics Applied Molecular Microbiology Case Studies in Infectious Diseases Skills for Professional Practice for Biosciences 2 MSc Research Project
A combination of lectures, seminars and practical laboratory classes, culminating in a laboratory-based research project, develops the keys skills required of an independent researcher.
UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in microbiology, biological science or a related subject.IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5 If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.
Recipient: Glasgow Caledonian University
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