Medical Mycology MSc: This programme is designed for graduates who wish to develop their skills as mycologists. The programme aims to result in a significant level of theoretical understanding and practical skills, which will be important for those wishing to follow a career in clinical sciences or academic and industrial research in the UK or overseas.
Research methods and reporting scientific data; principles of medical microbiology; understanding infection; fungal disease; molecular diagnostics; medical mycology laboratory investigations; antifungals and antifungal therapy; global health and epidemiology.
A good Honours degree (minimum 2:1), or overseas equivalent, is required for direct entry to the programme. Non-standard applicants for the programme will be considered on an individual basis, but may be required to enrol on the Diploma.
This programme is subject to university approval.
English language:Students whose first language is not English should have IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in writing. Paper-based TOFEL of 575 or computer-based TOEFL of 230 with 6.0 in the test of written English (TWE); internet-based TOEFL of 90 with a minimum of 22 in each component. Applicants for the PgDip/PgCert programmes whose first language is not English and who do not meet the above requirements can be considered on an individual basis.