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Programme structure: Medical Microbiology (MSci) - what's running in 2021/22

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type II: Advanced Study in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Research Skills PANM33011 40 Mandatory TB-4
Students must choose 60 credit points from the following list:
Medical Microbiology PANM33008 20 Optional TB-4
Medical Virology PANM33009 20 Optional TB-4
Frontiers in Infectious Diseases PANM30001 20 Optional TB-4
Students may also choose 20 credit points from the following list:
Developmental Genetics and Embryonal Cancers PANM33003 20 Optional TB-4
Cancer Mechanisms and Therapeutics PANM33004 20 Optional TB-4
Advanced Immunology PANM33001 20 Optional TB-4
Immunopathology and Applied Immunology PANM33002 20 Optional TB-4
Regenerative Medicine PANM33005 20 Optional TB-4
Medical Microbiology BSc   120    

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

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