Taught course

Clinical Microbiology

Glasgow Caledonian University · Department of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in microbiology, biological science or a related subject

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The programme provides a firm understanding of the impact of infectious disease on human populations worldwide. It takes a scientific approach to the field of clinical microbiology, emphasising the importance of research and development in the area, and exposes you to the latest advances in both the theory and practice of microbiology.

The programme provides you with comprehensive theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experience of clinical microbiology. This will include the principles and practice of bacteriology, virology, parasitology and mycology; focusing on the transmission of pathogens, the disease process, diagnosis, treatment and the prevention of infectious disease.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements: IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for GCU's English for University Study programme. Scholarships of £1000 are available.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Enquiries
+44 (0)141 331 8630