Taught course

Microbiology and Immunology

University of Nottingham · School of Life Sciences

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least an upper second class honours degree or international equivalent from an approved institution.

Months of entry


Course content

Open to UK, EU and international students from a medical or veterinary background, our course is suited to students who want a balanced training in microbiology and immunology. The depth of study into both areas is a speciality of the course.

Key topics that the course will cover include:

  • immunity
  • infections
  • medical microbiology
  • pathogens
  • the immune system
  • viruses

You’ll be taught by active researchers in both areas with exposure to research groups in the University who are tackling the latest problems such as the Zika virus, Ebola and Antimicrobial resistance.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559