University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

Infectious Diseases

This course provides a broad understanding of infectious diseases and is of particular relevance to in-service health professionals such as doctors or laboratory staff; students develop strategies for the control and treatment of infectious diseases, acquiring new knowledge and updating your current expertise.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree, from a university or other recognised institution, in a scientific subject (e.g. biology, medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, pharmacy) or in another scientific discipline which has included suitable preliminary training; or previous degree-equivalent academic achievement/experience; High level of English language proficiency is required, equivalent to TOEFL score 580 or IELTS score 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles of public health, biostatistics and epidemiology; principles of biology; biology of infectious diseases; control of infectious diseases. Optional modules: bacterial infections; nutrition and infection; parasitology; viral infections; water and sanitation; chemotherapy of microbial diseases; diagnostic methods; immunology of infection.

Assessment methods

Assessment varies from module to module but will include a combination of unseen written papers and written assignments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 11,770 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 11,770 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 9,300 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 9,300 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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University of London International Programmes

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