MSc Infection and Immunity


University of Liverpool    Department of Life Sciences

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

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Are you fascinated by infectious diseases and the immune system? Look no further than our Infection and Immunity MSc programme. Gain a deep understanding of epidemiology, public health measures, and the body's response to viruses and vaccines. Taught by renowned scientists and clinicians, you'll delve into the world of infection-related research and global health issues. Plus, you'll develop vital digital and programming skills. Suitable for both biological science graduates and intercalating medical students, this programme offers a range of teaching methods, including lectures, seminars, and e-learning. Prepare for a rewarding career in industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and conservation. Join us and become an expert in this vital field.

About the course

Never before has this area of study been so publicised. The importance of infection and its control, being so visible during the coronavirus pandemic, highlighted the need for scientists who can contribute to infectious disease research from an understanding of epidemiology, to public health measures and how the immune system responds to viruses and vaccines.

Our Infection and Immunity MSc programme will develop your understanding and skills within infectious disease, immunology, therapeutics and vaccines that connects with world class infection-related research and interfaces with clinical and global health issues.

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Entry Requirements

Normally, at least a 2.1 Honours degree in a Biological Sciences subject or equivalent. Candidates must have a scientific background acceptable to the Programme Director.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place. This specialist preparation course for postgraduate study is offered on campus at the University of Liverpool International College, in partnership with Kaplan International Pathways.




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