MSc Antimicrobial Resistance

The University of Sheffield, UK, is inviting applications for the MSc Antimicrobial Resistance course starting in September 2022.

This course gives you a real-world insight into the approaches used to tackle the global threat of antimicrobial resistance .Designed in collaboration with the NHS, throughout your course, you’ll learn about the latest clinical practice in the fast-moving area of ​​antimicrobial resistance. Resistance (AMR) ready for an exciting career in public health, policy making, or academia.

You’ll receive training in the main aspects of AMR, including microbe pathogenesis and resistance mechanisms, treatment regulations, national and international policies, public health, agricultural and environmental factors and potential new therapies and treatments.

The biggest part of the course will be your Research Project in Antimicrobial Resistance. You’ll spend three months researching an area of ​​your choice that matches your future career aspirations and may include microbiology and host-pathogen interactions, public health or drug discovery and new therapies. Some students may have the opportunity to complete their research project with the NHS or with the local Public Health England center (Yorkshire and Humber) where you’ll focus on epidemiology of AMR and diagnostics.

Duration: 1 year

Eligibility: Three year bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% or “first class” in molecular biology or a related subject (eg biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, and microbiology).

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Fee: Tuition fees for 2022 entry are yet to be confirmed. Overseas (2021 annual fee): £24,950

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