Research course

Infection and Immunity

Cardiff University · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree, Master's degree, or equivalent in a relevant subject. In some cases, a medical degree and/or relevant professional qualifications or experience are required.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Programme Aims

To offer a broad knowledge and expertise in in all aspects of immunological-based disease processes at the molecular and cellular level, with strengths in innate immunity, cancer immunology, T-cell biology and viral and bacterial infection. Centrally supported state of-the-art technology platforms, genomics, Medicine courses continue over proteomics, lipidomics, imaging and flow cytometry with expertise in cell and molecular biology.

Special Features
  • A strong and dynamic research culture with all staff returned in RAE2008 as research-active.
  • New and refurbished lab space in the Henry Wellcome and Tenovus Buildings combines state-of-the-art laboratories with shared core facilities for proteomics, genomics, transgenics, flow cytometry, histology and imaging
  • PhD, MPhil, MD or MCh offered .

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Information for international students

IELTS average score of 6.5

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months


full time
12 months


full time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Medicine Research Degrees Office
+44 (0)29 2074 6716