London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Why study this course?

This course will bring you up to speed in the field of Biology. You'll become a skilled and talented biologist, capable of analysing, processing and innovating.

More about this course

Biology of Infectious Disease students graduate with a broad knowledge base, with a deep understanding of health and disease. This exciting course will allow you to develop technical and transferable skills in a range of specialist areas. You'll be equipped for careers in areas as diverse as the medical and allied research institutes, health agency laboratories, bio'analytical medical genetics, forensic units, the pharmaceutical industry and health and safety.

A typical week involves a minimum 12 hours contact time with academic staff in a variety of forms, including:

' lectures

' tutorials

' seminars

' workshops

' practicals

Practicals and projects are conducted in our state'or'the art Science Centre, said to be the largest teaching laboratory in Europe. For a virtual tour our Science Centre facilities, please go to Our Library has just completed extensive renovation and has many areas for group or independent study. It also has Wi'Fi and computer facilities.

Course Modules

All modules are 30 credits unless otherwise specified. Modules include:

Scientific Studies




Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science - BSc £9,250 Home Fees
9 years
Part Time Day
Bachelor of Science - BSc £2,310 Home Fees