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Bacterial infections

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Academic Direction
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Modes of Study

This module aims to give students an understanding of the biology of bacteria as pathogens.This module is intended for those who wish to understand the principles of bacteriology with a focus on human bacterial pathogens and the procedures used to investigate infection from clinical materials.


15 [150 hours]


2hr 15 unseen written examination (70%) and an assessed assignment (30%).

If you fail the module, you are allowed one further attempt at the failed element (examination and/ or assignment).

For full information regarding this module please see the module specification.