This programme equips you with knowledge of both the practical and theoretical aspects of immunology, with emphasis on its clinical applications. This will include in-depth study of how the immune system responds to pathogens and how it can be manipulated for therapeutic purposes. The programme also looks at the methodology used in obtaining knowledge. In addition to taught modules, you will also be trained in research processes, culminating in an individual research project.
One year full time or two years part time Part time students study the taught modules in year 1 and the research modules in year 2. Taught modules are delivered in a semesterised system, with semesters running from September to January and February to June.
This programme is IBMS accredited This programme has been designed for students wishing to make a career in immunology. As in other areas of biology, the cutting edge of research is primarily focused at the molecular level using the recently developed, and constantly improving, techniques in molecular biology, genomics and proteomics.