Research course

Parasite Biology and Immunogenetics

Institution
University of Nottingham · Institute of Genetics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

2:1 degree (or international equivalent) in a related subject; plus a Master's degree in an appropriate subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Parasite Biology and Immunogenetics Group works on understanding the biology of the major parasites of both humans and animals. Of particular interest is gaining an understanding of immunity and the contribution of genetics to host susceptibility and parasite immune evasion strategies. These core interests underpin the search for novel immunotherapies for the major tropical diseases including gastrointestinal nematodes, filariasis, malaria and schistosomiasis.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Life Sciences web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Elizabeth Wilson
Email
life-sciences-pgr@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 115 823 0311