UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Infection and Immunity

The programme provides students with research into infection and immunity and how it translates into the patient clinic, offering the latest developments in molecular diagnosis, therapeutics and patient management; students gain a grounding in the research methods and techniques used to study infectious disease and the immunology of the host.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject from a recognised university. Applicants not meeting this standard may be considered if they have significant relevant experience.

Course modules

Core modules include: laboratory introduction to basic bacteriology; molecular virology; immunity in health and disease; epidemiology; compulsory module: experimental design and research methods in medical microbiology. Optional modules include: microbial pathogenesis; tropical microbiology; infection and immunodeficiency in children; frontiers in therapeutics development in infection and immunity; advanced virology; HIV frontiers from research to clinic; immunological basis of disease; biofilms in health and disease; infectious diseases epidemology and global health policy; introduction and principles of medical mycology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework, unseen written examination, project reports, oral presentation and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,460 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Variable - 2 years
PgDip Variable - 2 years
PgCert Variable - 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 1,915 per Academic year (home fees) 3 months
PgCert Full-time £ 6,385 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 months
PgDip Full-time £ 3,835 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 12,775 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 2133