MSc in Paediatric Infectious Diseases
The MSc in Paediatric Infectious Diseases is a one-year part-time programme, and is an extension to the two-year Postgraduate Diploma in PID. The course provides an essential step forward for those interested in continued training in the sub-specialty.
About this course
The MSc is intended to assess your capacity to formulate research questions, select, design and manage a research project. You will complete a research project of between eight and fourteen weeks and write a dissertation. The research can be carried out in Oxford or locally, making the programme suitable for overseas as well as UK residents.
While there is no formal teaching programme for the MSc year, you may attend any of the regular series of University lectures and seminars in relevant disciplines, particularly those run by the Department of Paediatrics.
In order to apply for the MSc, you must have successfully and recently completed the PGDip in Paediatric Infectious Diseases.
The MSc in PID will provide an essential step forward for those interested in continued training in the sub-specialty, and is an extension to the two-year Postgraduate Diploma in PID.
The MSc is intended to assess the students capacity to formulate research questions, select, design and manage a research project and write a dissertation of not more than 15,000 words on the research project.
Students will belong to the Department for Continuing Education’s Graduate School, which specialises in providing a stimulating and enriching learning and research environment for all the Department's part-time graduate students, fostering intellectual and social interaction between graduates of different disciplines and professions.
Students may attend any of the regular series of University lectures and seminars in relevant disciplines, particularly those run by the Department of Paediatrics.
Apply for this course
Applicants for the MSc must have completed or currently be studying for the Postgraduate Diploma in PID.
Current PGDip in PID students who are interested in applying for the MSc should contact the PID admin team for more details.
Applications for this course by PGDip alumni should be made via the University of Oxford Graduate Admissions website. This website includes further information about this course and a guide to applying. The set of materials you should send with an application comprises:
- a statement of purpose, including an outline proposal for a research study
- a CV/résumé
- three academic and/or professional references
- official transcripts detailing your university-level qualifications and marks to date.
Early application for the programme is advised. All applications must have been fully completed before the application deadline in order to be considered.
If you would like to discuss the programme please contact:
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