Taught course

Clinical Microbiology

Queen Mary, University of London · Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science

Entry requirements

A MBBS or basic medical degree from a university recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC)

Applicants with a minimum of a 2:1 degree in nursing or pharmacy (depending on the modules studied at undergraduate level) or equivalent, may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Take the next step in your career with a PgDip in Clinical Microbiology from Queen Mary. On this course you will develop your own original scholarship and scientific research: preparing you to pursue further research or professional study.

  • Part-time schedule allows you to balance work and study
  • Get hands-on experience in our advanced purpose-built laboratories (In 2020/21, all core content will be accessible online in Semester 1. This will be supplemented by some face-to-face teaching for those able to attend campus in line with regulations and risk assessment)
  • Acquire an understanding of specialised techniques applicable to your own research or advanced scholarship
  • Option to join clinical journal club at Barts Health NHS Trust (Covid-permitting and after risk assessment)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Blizard Institute
+44 (0)207 882 2656