This 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.
You can exit at the end of 1-2 years with PgCert Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
You can exit at the end of 2-4 years with PgDip Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
You can exit at the end of 2 years with PgProfDev Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a biomedical, medical, public health or relevant bio-science topic.
Your application may also be considered 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.
Distance and Flexible learning
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh Medical School