Taught course

Experimental and Translational Immunology

Institution
UCL - University College London · Division of Infection and Immunity
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class (or international equivalent) Bachelor's degree in a Biomedical science, Life science, Biological science or recognised Medical degree or similar. A strong personal statement with evidence of independent research interest and experience.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Advanced.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This new MSc teaches the fundamental concepts of immunology through research-led teaching from internationally renowned experts. Bringing together clinical and research expertise in translational immunology, this programme focuses on experimental medicine and therapeutic approaches. Based in the world-leading Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT), you will receive excellent preparation for a research career and develop a valuable transferable skill-set.

UCL is 10th in the world university rankings (QS rankings 2019). 

UCL was rated 3.5/4 for the real-world impact of our research in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF2014).

The UCL Division of Infection and Immunity and the Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) provide a vibrant, stimulating and world-class research community. Programme content reflects the research and clinical excellence within the division as well as cross-disciplinary research from all over UCL. First-class teaching and research supervision is provided by UCL academics, many of whom are amongst the world’s most respected and innovative academics.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

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
    flexible
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, paper review sessions, laboratory practicals, an independent research project and self-directed learning. A diverse range of assessment methods is used; coursework may be in the form of presentations, essays, data interpretation exercises, poster preparation, and group working. Many modules also have unseen written examination.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 8016 8074