University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Infection and Immunity

The programme covers the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases; including established and emerging infections of global significance focusing on bacterial, viral and parasitic infections, the human response to infections including innate immunity, adaptive immunity, allergy and immune evasion; laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases; approaches used to prevent and treat infections including anti-microbial drug design and vaccine design; biological interactions between hosts and pathogens with particular emphasis on understanding the impact of these interactions on detection and treatment.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, but relevant experience may be taken into account. GCSE English language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English language qualification e.g. IELTS: 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Course modules

Core modules: Challenges in information management; management in practice; information tools for organisations; research methods; entrepreneurship and enterprise creation; strategic management; information systems design; systems thinking; dissertation; optional modules; risk perception and communication; managing change; operations and supply chain management; business analytics and decision science.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Biological Sciences Postgraduate Admissions
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