Taught course

Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MScProfessional DevelopmentPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a biomedical, medical, public health or relevant bio-science topic.

We may also consider your application if you have relevant work experience; please contact us to check before you apply. You may be admitted to certificate level only in the first instance.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This new three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme leads to the degree of Masters of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID).

Aimed at junior doctors currently undergoing, or about to undertake, specialty training in an infection discipline, this programme is open to trainees in the UK and worldwide.

This degree will also be attractive to those who have completed their training but wish to fulfill continuing medical education requirements or those who wish obtain a formal qualification in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

The programme is aligned with JRCPTB and RCPath training in infection disciplines: Combined Infection Training and Higher Specialty Training in Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Medical Virology.

This programme is designed to support trainees/specialists in preparation for FRCPath Part 1/Diploma in Infection, Infection Specialty end of training assessments and hospital-based practice.

Programme participants will have access to key texts and research bases and will have direct contact with leading clinicians and clinical scientists, providing a repository of information on infection disciplines that can be accessed at any time.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
36-72 months
distance learning
36-72 months

Professional Development

online
24 months
distance learning
24 months

PGCert

online
12-24 months
distance learning
12-24 months

PGDip

online
24-48 months
distance learning
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Director
Email
cmid@ed.ac.uk