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  Immunity, Infection and Chronic Disease - MSc


University of Leicester    Molecular and Medical Biosciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full time Award winner
Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Immunity, Infection and Chronic Disease at the University of Leicester. This programme is tailored for individuals passionate about delving into the intricate realms of biological sciences, specifically exploring the molecular and cellular aspects of infections and immune responses. Through a blend of theoretical teachings and hands-on lab experiences led by esteemed scientists and clinicians, students are equipped with the skills needed to thrive in postgraduate research. The course structure encompasses core modules like Theory and Practical Techniques in Infection and Immunity, along with a comprehensive Laboratory Research Project. Noteworthy is the emphasis on developing proficiency in experimental design and specialist immunology practicals, ensuring a well-rounded learning experience. The entry requirements cater to a diverse range of backgrounds, including biological science graduates, BTEC holders with relevant experience, and medical or veterinary degree holders with specific subject exposure. Elevate your research skills and career prospects with this esteemed programme, designed to nurture the next generation of research scientists in the field of immunology and infection.

About the course

The Infection and Immunity - MSc course at the University of Leicester is for students who want to apply their knowledge of biological sciences to studying the molecular and cellular basis of infections and the immune response, particularly if they want to pursue research at postgraduate level. The course combines practical and theoretical teaching delivered by scientists and clinicians working in the University's College of Life Sciences, with a focus on lab-based research projects.

This is for you if... you want to apply your knowledge of biological sciences to studying the molecular and cellular basis of infections and the immune response, particularly if you want to pursue research at postgraduate level.

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Entry Requirements

2:2 degree in a biological science (e.g. Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology or Immunology)
Or a BTEC with experience in a field related to infection and immunity, such as a health service or biopharmaceutical laboratory
Or a medical or veterinary degree, provided that the course included significant elements of molecular biology, microbiology and immunology.




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