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Medical Mycology CPD at The University of Manchester
Medical Mycology - CPD courses
Gain theoretical understanding and practical skills in mycology with our unique laboratory-based CPD programme.

Medical Mycology - CPD courses / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
PG Credit
3 weeks - Full time
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent .

We will also consider medical doctors, clinical scientists or trainees in an infection-related specialty with a good background knowledge of medical microbiology and infection. Non-standard applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You should apply for our CPD courses via our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form. Please contact for details of dates for each CPD course.

You should apply as early as possible; applications will remain open until the beginning of the next academic year. However, we reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
Modular N Y N N

Course overview

  • Improve your understanding of medical mycology if you are a medical consultant, registrar, clinical scientist or trainee in an infection-related speciality with good background knowledge of medical microbiology and infection.
  • Learn from world-leading scientists, mycologists, microbiologists and clinicians.
  • Develop your laboratory skills through hands-on sessions and work experience at the NHS Mycology Reference Centre Manchester, clinics and ward rounds.
  • Take one course to suit your interests, or combine all four to potentially obtain a PGCert in Medical Mycology.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK for medicine and 6th for biological sciences (QS World University Rankings 2017).

Open days

While there are no specific open days planned for these CPD courses, you can visit the University to view our facilities by prior arrangement. Please contact us for further information.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • Modular (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,500 per 15 credit module
    International students (per annum): £3400 per 15 credit module
The fees quoted above are fully inclusive of course tuition, administration, laboratory costs and bench fees and computational costs during your studies.


Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
  • hold a first class honours degree
  • have home or overseas fee status
  • are applying for full or part time study
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 291 2500
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health