Taught course

Clinical Microbiology

University of Nottingham · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree in any relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Be trained in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, with particular emphasis on patient management and infection control.

You will study a series of modules which have been designed to appeal to applicants from different professions and organisational roles. There is the flexibility to undertake modules on an individual, stand-alone basis too.

MSc Clinical Microbiology (Distance Learning) is delivered through distance learning meaning you can study with us from anywhere in the world. It is offered part-time to provide flexibility to study alongside work or around your lifestyle. The course is open to home, EU and international students and is 100% online-based.

The course will benefit healthcare professionals or new graduates aiming for a career in healthcare, specialising in clinical microbiology. It is also suitable for medically qualified students who wish to prepare for higher professional qualifications, including Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) status.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559