MSc by Research in Infectious Diseases
This one-year, full-time programme is organised by Edinburgh Infectious Diseases (EID), which is hosted by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and the College of Science and Engineering.
It provides an introduction to research methodology for biologists, medics and veterinarians. The training also provides an entry into PhD studies.
Previous students have undertaken projects in the following areas:
- antibiotic resistance and hospital-acquired infections
- arthropod vector biology and vectorborne diseases
- epidemiology and mathematical modelling of animal and human infections
- functional genomics and bioinformatics
- molecular diagnosis and point-of-care detection of infectious diseases
- the immunology of bacterial and parasitic infections (including major tropical diseases such as malaria, lymphatic filariasis and river blindness)
- the immunology of ruminant infections (for example Johne's Disease)
- the pathogenesis of prion and viral diseases (animal and human, including herpes and HIV)
You can find tuition fees for MSc by Research in Infectious Diseases on our degree finder.
We charge different rates depending on your fee status, for example 'home' or 'overseas'.
Your tuition fee status is determined by:
- your nationality
the country where you normally live - where you are 'ordinarily resident'