Taught course

Biomedical Science (Medical Immunilogy)

Institution
Middlesex University London · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

We normally require a second class honours degree 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

This newly launched Masters programme will allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding of advance Immunological concepts. In particular, the course will focus on developing the understanding of how immune system disorders arise and how immunological reagents may be used as therapeutics (immunotherapeutic). You will also be trained to perform a range of immunoassays and will come to understand how these may be used in the diagnosis of disease.

This programme structure in the area of Biomedical Science and Medical Immunology will provide you with the necessary framework and vocabulary in essential and advanced aspects of Immunology. Additionally you will gain the expertise in a range of analytical and technical skills that will equip you to pursue a range of career options. These may include employment within the health service, pharmaceutical industry and education, or, to proceed to further scientific training or research.

As part of this programme you will also carry out a research project with a focus on Immunology supervised by research-active experts in the area.

This course is designed for those students who have previously studied a related subject in Biomedical Science at university level or who have a basic knowledge of Immunology and are looking to develop an advanced mastery of the subject.

  • This programme is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Scientists (BMS) which is the leading professional body for Biomedical Scientists
  • You will undertake a research project with the supervision of experts in the field. This may lead to inclusion on a scientific publication
  • External lecturers are brought in to teach their expert areas allowing you the possibility to form links with institutions outside of Middlesex University
  • Following the recent REF2014, research at Middlesex was ranked as close to the top third for research power across the entire sector and the best modern university in London for research power.

Information for international students

You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components). We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Sue Outram
Email
s.outram@mdx.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8411 5555