Taught course

Clinical Immunology

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (Upper Second minimum) or overseas equivalent in:

  • immunology
  • biochemistry
  • physiology
  • pharmacology
  • pharmacy
  • medicine
  • or other biological subject that contains an element of immunology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc in Clinical Immunology will give you an advanced understanding of the principles and mechanisms of the immune system and immune responses in the context of infection, malignancy and immunological disorders.

You will also gain insight into a specialist area of laboratory medicine from clinical leaders and researchers at the forefront of immunology.

This course comprises six course units taught in blocks spanning the field of clinical immunology. Teaching is delivered on both campus and hospital sites by more than 40 individual contributors.

Course content includes:

  • Basic and advanced immunology;
  • Immune deficiency;
  • Immunotherapy;
  • Hypersensitivity and allergy;
  • Cancer immunology and haematological malignancy;
  • Autoimmunity.

The course will also enable you to develop critical and experimental research skills relevant to the field through practical research masterclasses, a focused research proposal and a research project.

You will learn about assays and techniques employed in research and clinical laboratories to develop your technical understanding and clinical interpretation of results.

If you have an interest in this highly diverse and ever changing field and you wish to expand your knowledge at the interface of clinical and academic immunology, this master's course is ideal for you.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
pgtaught.medicine@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 5220