University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Microbiology and Immunology

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge in 2 complementary disciplines, stressing the challenges posed by pathogens and how they shape immune responses. Students learn about clinically relevant pathogens through an introductory module on medical microbiology and 2 specialised modules on bacterial and viral pathogenesis. Students learn about the immune system through an introductory module on the theme of immunity and the immune system and a module on the ability of the innate immune system to sense the presence of pathogens and instruct the acquired immune system. Therapeutic targets and tools are discussed in the therapeutic immunology module. Provision for the development of practical research skills is offered by the research methods in immunology and microbiology module, and a research project leading to a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

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