Taught course

Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (Online Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Medical degree or 2:1 with clinical experience. An undergraduate degree, with an excellent or very good classification (equivalent to first or upper second class honours in the UK), in a biomedical, medical, public health or relevant bio-science topic. Relevant work experience may be considered. Applicants who fall below these entry requirements, but have relevant work experience, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. You may be admitted to the Certificate level only in the first instance. If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: - IELTS Academic: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module) - TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module) - PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections; the 'Enabling Skills' sections are not considered) - CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module)

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.

Information for international students

Check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international/country

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
cmid@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 242 9437