University of Birmingham
Immunology and Immunotherapy
Life science or biomedical science degree normally classified at 2.1 or above or equivalent. 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 4 skills.
The content of the programme is broadly divided into 2 components: the taught modules and the independent research project (dissertation). Modules: introduction to immunology; laboratory research methods in immunology; immunology and immunotherapy journal club; molecular mechanisms in immune cell differentiation and function; transplant, autoimmunity and tumour immunology; inflammation and cell migration. Immunotherapy: this module builds on basic knowledge provided in previous modules with a focus on applied immunology and translating basic science into safe and effective therapeutics. This module is divided into 4 sections: microbes-immunomodulation and vaccination, small molecules, cellular and biologics. research project in immunology and immunotherapy.
Modules are assessed through a variety of means including extended essays (up to 3000 words), preparation of a research proposal, preparing and conducting a short presentation on a defined topic related to the module content, and unseen written examination (essays, short answer, MCQ).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 20,750 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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