University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Parasite Biology and Immunogenetics

The Parasite Biology and Immunogenetics Group works on understanding the biology of the major parasites of both humans and animals; of particular interest is gaining an understanding of immunity and the contribution of genetics to host susceptibility and parasite immune evasion strategies; these core interests underpin the search for novel immunotherapies for the major tropical diseases including gastrointestinal nematodes, filariasis, malaria, trypanosomiasis and schistosomiasis.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree; plus a Master�s degree in an appropriate scientific subject; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.0 with at least 5.0 in any element; or TOEFL paper based: 550 with 4.0 TWE; or TOEFL computer based: 213 with 4.0 TWE are required.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MPhil Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559