Master of Science in Medicine in the field of Vaccinology:
The African Leadership in Vaccinology Expertise (ALIVE) consortium initiated a Master of Science in Medicine in the field of Vaccinology in February 2019. This course will be hosted and run under the School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).
To train the next generation of leaders in vaccinology on the African continent.
Capacitate young, African scientists to develop a scientific understanding of different aspects of vaccinology, including immunology, vaccine discovery and development, epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases, vaccines against specific pathogens and public-health focus on vaccines
The Wits-ALIVE MSc(Med) in the field of vaccinology will appeal to medical, health science and public health professionals who have a desire to contribute to reducing mortality and improving health through vaccination, especially in low & middle income countries.
The Masters course is conducted in English and utilises a blended educational program, with face-to-face lectures and interactive sessions as the cornerstone training modality. The course comprises:
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A limited number of scholarships for students from Africa are available
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Note: Applications for International Students closed on the 31st of August, 2019. Applications for South African based students are open till the 31st of October 2019