Liverpool John Moores university virology

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Liverpool John Moores university virology

About your course

Offered by Liverpool John Moores University, this online distance learning Masters-level course in Virology is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

  • A unique online distance learning MSc in Virology, accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science
  • Complete this Masters degree part-time, via distance learning, in three to five years
  • Follow the course from anywhere in the world and work as you study
  • Enjoy a supportive learning environment and personal tutor system
  • Qualify for Chartered Scientist (CSci) status (other criteria applies)

Introduction to the School

The multidisciplinary School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences is one of the oldest providers of Pharmacy education in the world and has been delivering industry-relevant courses since 1849.

We guarantee all of our students a supportive, flexible academic environment, well-structured programmes and 24/7 access to extensive resources.
The School offers high quality education and training in areas including Pharmacy, Applied Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Forensic Science and Biochemistry.
We also have an established reputation for supporting postgraduate students returning to education after a break and for delivering professionally-orientated courses that can be studied alongside full time employment.

All of our courses are influenced by the latest research, ensuring that course content is at the forefront of developments in the field. Indeed, in the 2014 REF, some 68% of LJMU’s health-related research was considered world leading or internationally excellent.

Liverpool John Moores university virology

Why study this course at LJMU?

Virology is a dynamic and exciting discipline and its importance has never been more prominent with viral diseases such as HIV, swine flu and SARS having a significant impact on modern society.

Established in 1996 and offered online since 2010, this well-respected programme covers the applications of virology principally – but not exclusively – in human disease and stimulates a personal and professional interest in the future development of the subject. You will learn how viruses cause disease and how to treat and manage them.

As the only distance learning course of its kind, the MSc in Virology is an ideal choice for practicing Biomedical Scientists and suitably qualified students looking for a Masters course accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. As a graduate of the programme you will be eligible for the title of Chartered Scientist and the designation CSi on meeting other eligibility criteria of corporate membership and CPD requirements. See for further information.

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T: 0151 231 2888

Course fees (2017/18 entry)

Option / fee Value
Home full time annual tuition fee: £2,100 (Part-time)
Home cost per credit: £35.00
International full time annual tuition fee: £4,200 (Part-time)

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Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

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