University of Salford

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017

Human Biology and Infectious Diseases

In brief: Opportunities for work placements in local hospitals and research labs. Brings together human aspects of bioscience with applied aspects of health sciences and knowledge of infectious diseases. Course content is broad, meaning that graduates have several potential career opportunities open to them. Part-time study option. Work/industrial placement opportunity. International students can apply. This course focuses on human biology and the pathology, transmission and epidemiology of infectious diseases affecting humans and animals. This is one of the few courses available outside of medicine that combines aspects of human physiology, immunology and infectious diseases. You will gain a systematic understanding of the key aspects of human biology and infectious diseases, within a supportive environment with excellent facilities. In addition to studying a core biology curriculum, you will study specialist modules such as Pathophysiology and Veterinary and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. This degree is ideal for careers in biomedicine, sports science, health care, health promotion, pharmaceutical and food industries and forensic science, both in the UK and internationally. Many of our graduates have been employed by large organisations such as AstraZeneca and the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute. Others have continued on to postgraduate study, either taught science Masters courses, research degrees or teaching qualifications.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Salford
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Salford