University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Immunology

This course focuses on how the body defends itself against disease. It helps us understand processes of viral, bacterial or parasitic infection and how the immune system is sometimes tricked into attacking its own tissue, leading to diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes or allergy. This course will provide you with comprehensive postgraduate life sciences training. You'll receive dedicated training in a broad range of practical laboratory skills. This is complemented by classes that develop your transferable skills in: - statistics - presentations - career development - ethics - science writing skills - your ability to design experiments and analyse sophisticated datasets Our taught classes capture the excitement of cutting-edge research fields. You'll be taught by active researchers or practising clinical professionals.

Entry requirements

MSc: Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in a biological or chemical discipline.? You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Course modules

Generic Skills for Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Students; Advanced Topics in Biomedical Research; Entrepreneurship; Advanced Techniques in Biomedical Research 1&2; Postgraduate Studies in Immunology; Research Project; In Vivo Biology; Drug Discovery; Postgraduate Studies in Haematology; Postgraduate Studies in Applied Immunology; Postgraduate Studies in Clinical Immunology.

Assessment methods

Assessment of taught classes is through multiple choice tests, computer quizzes, problem solving scenarios, poster and oral presentations, essays, and formal written exams. The laboratory project is assessed through a written thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,500 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 19,500 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
01415483623