University of Kent

University of Kent

Infectious Diseases

The programme provides training in the modern practical, academic and research skills that are used in academia and industry. Through a combination of lectures, small-group seminars and practical classes, students apply this training towards the development of new strategies to combat the spread of infectious diseases.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2nd Class Honours degree in a biosciences-related subject.

Course modules

Modules include: Biotechnology and public affairs; science at work; practical and applied research skills for advanced biologists; bacterial pathogens: emerging and neglected threats; fungi as human pathogens; advances in parasitology; viral pathogens; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examination, coursework and the research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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Recruitment and Admissions Office
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01227 827272