- Core Concepts and Skills in Microbiology (20 Credits)
This module refreshes key microbiology knowledge, including practical laboratory, data analysis skills and science communication skills. The content is centred on the diversity of microbial life and the microbiome.
- Microbiology and Infectious Disease (20 Credits)
This intensive two-week module focuses on the impact of microorganisms in human health and disease, including the emergence of pathogens, zoonotic transfer, spread of antimicrobial resistance and the global impact on health and disease.
- Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics (20 Credits)
This is an intensive practical module giving hands on experience of analysing microbial genomic data and teaching computational skills necessary to handle it.
- Research Project, dissertation and viva (120 Credits)
This substantial research project will be carried out in the active research labs of microbiologists in the institute. They will involve conducting original research, similar to a PhD, which will be written up as a dissertation for examination.