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University of Salford

Molecular Parasitology and Vector Biology

The programme focuses on the molecular aspects of parasite infections and vector biology. You will study contemporary research on immunological and molecular aspects of selected parasites and vector/parasite relationships; gain research experience and receive significant practical training including an intensive residential field trip.

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.2 or above, in any of the following: biological, medical, veterinary science, microbiology, biochemistry, biomedical pharmacology, zoology, biomolecular science, biotechnology or biomedical lab technology. Applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully are welcomed.

Course modules

Modules include: Parasitology and immunology; vector biology and control; molecular biology of parasites; research skills (parasitology); dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework. The remaining modules are assessed by coursework and examination.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,334 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,334 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,334 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,334 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,334 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,334 per Year 1 (EU) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,334 per Year 1 (England) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,334 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,334 per Year 1 (Scotland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,334 per Year 1 (Wales) 8 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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