Taught course

Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses

Imperial College London · Faculty of Medicine

Entry requirements

Our minimum requirement is at least a 2:2 UK Honours degree in biological science, medicine or veterinary science.

Months of entry


Course content

This course offers an integrated approach to the understanding of the nature of viruses and their role in disease pathogenesis, with an emphasis on the understanding of these processes at the molecular level.

The objectives of this course are to equip those intending to pursue a career in academic or industrial research with the required knowledge and skills, and to provide a solid foundation for those who aim to go on to study at PhD level.

During the course you will develop an in-depth understanding of the structure and function of viruses and the processes of viral infection and viral diseases at the molecular level.

The course also provides training in laboratory and research skills in a supportive learning environment.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Alicja Pastuszek
+44 (0)20 7594 5873