Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology at University of Exeter - UCAS

University of Exeter

Degree level: Postgraduate

Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology (Taught)

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Course summary

  • Both clinical and non-clinical applicants are welcomed
  • You will be studying within the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology – a world-leading research centre that is helping to tackle the major global threats to human health caused by fungal diseases
  • The course covers aspects of medical mycology, immunity, the molecular basis of infection, and the genomics of infectious disease
  • Participants will undertake a 6-month project, selecting their topic from peer-reviewed projects on fungal pathogen biology or host-pathogen interactions. (Note that MRC Centre-funded students on our MRes-PhD Programme do two 3-month projects instead.)
  • Graduates of this programme might expect to pursue a career in academic, clinical or commercial research
To learn more about modules, assessment methods, facilities and our staff research expertise please visit our course page.


For a full list of compulsory and optional modules please visit our course page.

Assessment method

Please visit our course page for current assessment methods.

How to apply

International applicants

Our International Student Support can help you with what you need to do before you arrive and when you get here as a new international student. They offer ongoing support throughout your studies whether that be setting up a bank account or arranging healthcare. Our Global Chums Buddy Scheme and our Intercultural Cafe provide opportunities to meet staff and connect with students. INTO University of Exeter provide pre-sessional English courses for international students as well as free insessional support. For more information about entry requirements, bursaries and scholarships and how to apply please visit our course page.

Entry requirements

BSc or MSc degree in a relevant Biological Science degree (e.g. Microbiology, Biochemistry or another Biomedical Science), and Medical and Dental graduates with a minimum of 12 months postgraduate clinical experience (completion of UK Medical or Dental Foundation Year 1 competencies). Applicants with significant professional experience in medical mycology or fungal biology will also be considered. Applicants must also provide one strong academic reference. For full details, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our course page.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

In addition to tuition fees and living costs, your programme of study may have other costs associated with it, such as laboratory equipment or field trips. For more information about fees and additional costs please visit our course page.

Sponsorship information

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit our course page.

Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology at University of Exeter - UCAS