Taught course

Biology & Control of Parasites & Disease Vectors

Institution
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine · Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Good honours degree, or equivalent, in relevant biological subject or medical or veterinary degree. Highly experienced applicants without degree may be offered a preliminary year prior to the MSc course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Provides general background plus major options in molecular parasitology and immunology; parasite and vector ecology and control. 12-week personal research project provides excellent basis for career in research into the diagnosis and control of human parasitic infections and/or vector ecology and control.

Information for international students

Excellent written and spoken English; minimum recent 6.5 IELTS score required.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
8 months

PGCert

full time
4 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation34 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Joyce Herbert
Email
j.herbert@liv.ac.uk
Phone
0151 705 3321
Fax
0151 705 3370