University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Medical Microbiology (Euromasters)

This programme combines taught modules with extensive research training, increasing your scientific understanding of Medical Microbiology whilst developing your critical and analytical skills. You will study theoretical aspects of Medical Microbiology which encompass: the biological and pathogenic properties of microbes; their role in health and disease; the reactions of the host to infection; and the scientific basis for the detection, control and antimicrobial treatment of infectious disease.

Entry requirements

MSc (European): Applicants should usually possess at least a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject from an approved university. Applications from candidates not possessing the qualifications mentioned above may be considered, depending on the length and quality of their experience, published works and recommendations from employers. Such candidates may be required to complete a qualifying assessment. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall, 6.5 in each component (or equivalent). For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.

Course modules

Example module listing: viral infections; managing research; epidemiology, disease control and public health; microbial genetics and molecular biology; bacterial, protozoal and fungal diseases part 1: diseases; antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy; introduction to immunology; pathogenesis of infectious diseases; research methods 1; research methods 2; critical review of the scientific literature; journal club; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examinations and coursework, which may take the form of essays, data analysis, practical reports or multiple choice questions.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (European) Full-time September 2018 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 24 Months
MSc (European) Full-time September 2018 7,300 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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