This module will examine the virulence mechanisms and strategies that microorganisms apply throughout the infection cycle.
How the pathogen comes into contact with the host, how it establishes infection, the direct and indirect toxic effects on the host caused by the pathogen and strategies that can be employed to mitigate these effects will all be discussed.
Fees and Funding for 2019/20
|Indicative price for stand-alone module||
Home / EU student: £600
International students: £1,125 - this is part-time study and therefore cannot provide sponsorship for Tier 4.
This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funding by the following schemes:
|How to apply||
To apply for a self-funded place, please complete and return the application form below:
To apply for a Learning Beyond Registration/Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (LBR/SSPRD) funded place, please complete and return the relevant application form below:
Applicants with a 2:2 in a relevant degree are encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered.
The above must be evidenced in your application form.
International students must have reliable internet access and be able to supply IELTS scores.
This module is delivered at our City Campus
This module is planned to commence in September 2019.
The module is normally delivered over 12 weeks followed by an assessment period.
Module assessment is made up of one or more assessment tasks. The assessment task(s) for this module are:
- Written Essay
Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits