UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Applied Immunology

This programme builds on the recent successes in clinical applications of immunotherapy for a range of immune-mediated diseases and, drawing on faculty-wide expertise, focuses on the processes involved in translating immunobiology research, using the eye as a model.

Entry requirements

A medical degree or a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in biomedical science, or another relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of a good level of English proficiency.

Course modules

Developing translational research; masterclasses in translational immunobiology; ocular immunology; research in practice; translating science into the clinic; cost benefit analysis and health; genetics and epidemiology of ocular disease; modern aspects of drug discovery; ocular cell biology; ocular development in health and disease; pharmacogenomics, adverse drug reactions and biomarkers.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and student group presentations. Assessment is through a mixture of unseen examinations, coursework (essays, bioinformatic tasks, practicals), a major dissertation, and oral presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,130 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 24,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7608 6800