Causes of Human Disease - Transmitting and Fighting Infection, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
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Causes of Human Disease - Transmitting and Fighting Infection

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About

Learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases, how these diseases are transmitted and how our immune systems respond to infection with Causes of Human Disease - Transmitting and Fighting Infection at University of Leeds by FutureLearn.

Overview

Most of us have experienced common diseases like flu or less common ones like pneumonia. On Causes of Human Disease - Transmitting and Fighting Infection at University of Leeds by FutureLearn, you’ll learn how pathogens cause infectious diseases and how these diseases are transmitted. 

Key facts:

You’ll examine the bacterial resistance to antibiotics, how this leads to serious infections like MRSA and reflect on approaches to address this problem. You’ll learn how the body’s immune system fights off disease and how resistance is gained. You’ll apply this knowledge to explore why immunisation has been crucial in reducing the occurrence of disease or even eradicating deadly diseases.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Infectious diseases

  • The immune system

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course is suitable for anyone with a general interest in the science behind causes of human disease. No previous knowledge or experience is required. If you are working in nursing, healthcare or social care, or just wish to learn more, this course is designed to support you as a professional. By completing all aspects of the course you will have achieved 14 hours of CPD time.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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