Parasitology & Pathogen Biology

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Parasitology & Pathogen Biology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 99108 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PGDip.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.

Teaching times will be across morning and afternoon, at various times throughout the week
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant area of science or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

Applicants with qualifications below 2.2 Honours degree standard (or equivalent quali...


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Biological Sciences was the first school of Bio Sciences in the UK to achieve a prestigious Athena SWAN Gold award in recognition of its outstanding progress in promoting gender equality and addressing th...

Course Content

The PgDip programme in Parasitology and Pathogen Biology is designed for students seeking training in parasite-borne infectious diseases that severely undermine: human health in the developing world and tropics; agri-food production systems...

Subjects Taught

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Foundation for Research in the Biosciences

This module introduces students to the process of designing and planning a research project including all associated aspects such as: formulating hypothesis; designing exp...

Assessment Method The award of the PgDip in Parasitology & Pathogen Biology is based on continuous assessment of coursework, examinations and assessment of modules based on submitted work related to private, individual study.
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
The skills set and knowledge acquired will equip you with a comprehensive academic and methodological repertoire to undertake careers in agriculture, plant science, animal and human health, pharmaceutica, academia and food security.
Further Enquiries Dr Nikki Marks
School of Biological Sciences
Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 2046
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