MSc Infection Control

University of Essex Online
1st. week April 2014 - 1st. week April 2016  Online
Course Content
The MSc Infection Control online has been designed for nurses and other health professionals who have an infection control role in their workplace but is open to anyone with an interest in this area. The course aligns with the framework of competencies outlined by the Infection Prevention Society and will develop your expertise in several key areas of best practice. Delivered entirely online, the course gives you the flexibility to study whilst you continue to work full-time.
Learning objectives, training objectives
The MSc Infection Control course is made up of five modules; Introduction to Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Public Health and Communicable Disease Control, Applied Microbiology and Public Health, Research Methods and a Dissertation Proejct.
Target Audience
As an MSc Infection Control online student, you will typically be working as a specialist Infection Control Nurse, environmental health officer or other healthcare professional with responsibility for infection control in your role.
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Upon completion of the MSc course, you will be well placed to take up more senior posts in infection control.
Our applicants are usually registered nurses or health care professionals with a minimum of two years post-registration experience. In addition, applicants normally have an Upper Second Class Bachelors degree in a relevant subject.
University of Essex Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced online learning provider. The University and Kaplan have developed a partnership over the last five years to offer high quality online courses.

Enquiries and Registration:

Mr. Simon Pithe
Distance Learning, Training for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
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