Taught course

Clinical Immunology

The University of Manchester · Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences

Entry requirements

Our programme is suitable if you are a graduate in immunology, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, pharmacy, medicine and other biological subjects. An honours degree (Upper Second minimum) or overseas equivalent is required for direct entry to the programme. Flexibility on entry requirements will be considered for candidates with proven appropriate professional experience. Under these circumstances, you will be considered on an individual basis and may be required to initially enrol on the diploma (PGDip) track.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Clinical Immunology provides a unique opportunity for you to gain insights into a specialist area of laboratory medicine from clinical leaders in the field, in addition to academic teaching from researchers at the forefront of immunology.

You will gain a fundamental understanding of the principles and mechanisms of the immune system and immune responses in the context of infection, malignancy and immunological disorders.

Six course units span the field of Clinical Immunology, with teaching being delivered on both campus and hospital sites by more than 40 individual contributors. The course's content covers:

  • basic and advanced immunology
  • immune deficiency
  • hypersensitivity
  • haematological malignancy
  • autoimmunity.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
8 months

Course contact details

Reece Plunkett
+44 (0)161 306 5438