University of Surrey
This programme is intended for graduates already working in Medical Microbiology laboratories, or in a closely-related field, who want to enhance their understanding of the role of microorganisms in health and disease. You will study the theoretical aspects of medical microbiology, which encompasses: 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. Upon successful completion of the course, you will possess a deeper knowledge of medical microbiology and highly developed management and research skills which will enhance your professional activities.
Example module listing: bacterial, protozoal and fungal infections part 1: diseases; bacterial, protozoal and fungal diseases part 2: treatment; introduction to immunology; pathogenesis of infectious diseases 2; viral infections; epidemiology, disease control and public health; management of scientific research; microbial genetics and molecular biology; research project.
Assessment methods include examinations and coursework; students must also submit a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||February 2018||-||24 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||GU2 7XH||South East|
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