University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Immunity and Infection

Research is themed as follows: immune regulation; inflammation and inflammatory disease; stem cell biology and gene regulation; bacterial infections, pathogenesis and antibiotic resistance.

Entry requirements

Attainment of an Honours degree (normally a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant subject awarded by an approved university, or attainment of an alternative qualification or qualifications and/or evidence of experience judged by the University as indicative of an applicant's potential for research and as satisfactory for the purpose of entry to a research degree programme. Admission and registration for a research degree programme may be conditional on satisfactory completion of preliminary study, which may include assessment. In some cases students also need to have completed a Master's degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject. English requirements are: IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band, TOEFL 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band, or PTE Academic 67 in all four skills.

Sponsorship information

Funding is available from major sponsors including MRC, BBSRC, the Wellcome Trust and local endowments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,910 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,910 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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