Applicants are expected to hold a first or second class honours degree in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent (BTech with experience in a field related to Infection and Immunity, such as an NHS or BioPharmaceutical laboratory; Medically qualified candidates or candidates qualified in disciplines related to Infection and Immunity, e.g. Pharmacology or Histopathology). International students whose first language is not English should have achieved at least 6.5/233 in IELTS/TOEFL.
Months of entry
Course contentThe MSc degree firstly introduces students to core subject material early in semester 1 before leading them into more cutting-edge research knowledge of important infectious diseases and their relationship to the immune system. The course is integrative and cohesive and utilises up-to-date practical and theoretical based teaching methods to prepare you for a career in applied biomedical research.
Semester 1: 1: Infectious disease; 2: Immunity; 3: Molecular Mechanisms in vitro and in vivo; 4: Data Analysis; 5: Advanced topics in Infection and Immunity.
Semester 2: Students choose a topic for an eight month period of laboratory research.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||40|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||10|
|Dissertation||50 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Mrs Anna Boyce
- +44 (0) 116 252 3033
- +44 (0) 116 252 5030