Courses » M.Sc. » Science » Biotechnology » M.Sc. Virology »

M.Sc. Virology

Masters of Science Virology

Have you did Graduation in Science or Virology? Are you interested in studying Virology in higher studies? If you have positive answers to both the questions, then you can enroll in M.Sc. in Virology in any of the science or biotechnology institute suitable to you. All the course related details are mentioned below for your reference.

Course Name: M.Sc. Virology
Group: M.Sc.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biotechnology
Duration: 2 years


M.Sc. is an abbreviated form of Master of Science which is a Post Graduate level degree course in science stream. It has many specializations in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, etc. M.Sc. is Virology is related to the field of Immunology. The course is designed with a purpose to enable the students to understand the basics about Virology, to have the knowledge of diagnostics clinical aspects and implications of the human viral disease, etc.
The course is a combination of theory classes and lab sessions which includes different experiments related to the basic diagnostics and study about viruses.
The course cannot be done through correspondence and candidates need to pursue the same in regular mode only.


Candidates who have completed their graduation in Science related specializations like Microbiology, Biotechnology, Life Science, Bio-Chemistry, Chemistry, MLT or any other related subject from a recognized institute are eligible for this course.

M.Sc. Virology 2021 - 2022 Admissions/Application Enquiry

Are you looking for College/University Admissions in India?, the largest education portal in India has partnered with education consultants across the country who can help in securing admissions in Colleges and Universities in India. Whether it is Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Arts, Science or Commerce, we have got them all covered in every state in India.

Click the button below to start the Admission process.

M.Sc. Virology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc. Virology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2022 - 2023 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Manipal Centre For Virus Research, Karnataka
National Institute of Virology, Maharashtra

To add a college to the above list, you must search for college and then add a course to the college.

Filter by State

Karnataka     Maharashtra     

Admission Procedure

Admissions are offered in different ways in different institutes. Candidates need to apply by submitting their filled application form before the last date of application. Some institutes offer direct admissions, some prepare the list on merit basis whereas some reputed institutes conduct entrance tests to shortlist the candidates on the basis of their performance in the same.


Being a Master's degree course, it is having 2 years duration. In some institutes, it is divided into 4 equal parts known as a semester. Each semester has 6 months span.

Further Study options

After completion of this course, candidates can pursue Ph.D. or Doctor of Philosophy if they have research aptitude and want to have a scientific career in future. It is a course which allows you to conduct research on the topic of your interest and draw conclusions from the results.

Course Highlights

The initial part of the course includes the study of basic microbiology, immunology, virology, applied viral genetics, etc. It also includes topics like biostatistics, Epidemiology, Entomology and recent advances in Molecular Virology.
Candidates learn about Diagnostic Virology, innate immunity, immunoglobulin, and other immunology related topics in detail.
The latter part of the course includes a short-term training which is also known as a dissertation. During this, candidates are supposed to conduct a training project in any of the related firm, hospital, diagnostics lab, research lab, etc and write the thesis on the basis of their work.

Job aspects

These candidates can work in research labs, hospitals, academic institutes, etc as per their interest.

M.Sc. Virology Admissions for 2021 - 2022 Academic Year

Are you looking for admissions for M.Sc. Virology for the academic year 2021 - 2022? We can connect you with the right colleges and universities offering M.Sc. Virology courses in your preferred locations.

Apply Now for M.Sc. Virology

Return to Courses

Updates & Comments:

(No updates or comments found. Use the option below to submit your comments and feedbacks.)