University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Immunology

The course is designed to develop your academic knowledge of immunology and its relevance to health and disease, the course will foster the development of your practical and analytical research skills and enhance your employability and career prospects. The course will take you through a wide ranging curriculum illustrating the relevance of Immunology to the maintenance of health and the development of disease. It includes courses on basic and cutting edge Immunology, applied statistics, bioinformatics and genomics, immunogenetics and host-pathogen interactions in infection. The programme aims to provide you with: An understanding of the general principles of immunology; An ability to apply knowledge in academic and health contexts. Opportunities to learn from world renowned researchers. The MSc is ideal for students and scientists, who would like to improve their career prospects, fill skills gaps and further their hands-on research experience.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent qualification in immunology, molecular biology or medical biosciences discipline. International applicants must also meet the English language requirements of the University

Course modules

Modules include: Introductory immunology; current topics in immunology; applied statistics; host-pathogen interactions; genome-enabled medicine; research tutorials; immunogenetics; bioinformatics; introduction to molecular biology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a combination of continuous assessment and examinations. Continuous assessment comprises written assignments, workshop reports and oral presentations. All students undertake a research project which is submitted for assessment in the form of a short research thesis. Students also present a short oral presentation on their project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate School Secretary
Telephone number: 
01224 437097