University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Medical Mycology

Our Medical Mycology MSc course offers intensive full-time or part-time learning covering the epidemiological, diagnostic, medical and molecular aspects of fungal disease and immunity to infection. This course is ideal if you are a graduate who wishes to develop your skills as a mycologist. You will gain a significant level of theoretical understanding and practical skills, which will be important for following a career in clinical sciences or academic and industrial research in the UK or overseas.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1), or overseas equivalent, is required for direct entry to the programme. Non-standard applicants for the programme will be considered on an individual basis, but may be required to enrol on the Diploma. This programme is subject to university approval. English language:Students whose 1st language is not English should have IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in writing. Paper-based TOFEL of 575 or computer-based TOEFL of 230 with 6.0 in the test of written English (TWE); internet-based TOEFL of 90 with a minimum of 22 in each component. Applicants for the PgDip/PgCert programmes whose first language is not English and who do not meet the above requirements can be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods and reporting scientific data; principles of medical microbiology; understanding infection; fungal disease; molecular diagnostics; medical mycology laboratory investigations; antifungals and antifungal therapy; global health and epidemiology.

Sponsorship information

There is a £7,500 Fungal Infection Trust grant available for UK/EU applicants to cover the tuition fee. There is no deadline but applications are viewed on a first come first served basis. Please see Fungal Infection Trust Scholarship for eligibility details and how to apply for this funding. Applicants from Uganda, Tanzania and Bangladesh may be eligible for the Equity and Merit Scholarship . We are applying to secure further scholarship funding for overseas and UK/EU students - this webpage will be updated once we have confirmation of these.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 21,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Year 1 (International) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (EU) 60 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 60 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (EU) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (England) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,167 per Year 1 (International) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,583 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,583 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,583 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,583 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,583 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,583 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,333 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,333 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,333 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,333 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,333 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,333 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (EU) 48 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (England) 48 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,167 per Year 1 (International) 48 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,167 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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