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Course summary

Our MSc in Clinical Immunology will give you an advanced understanding of the principles and mechanisms of the immune system and immune responses in the context of infection, malignancy and immunological disorders. You will also gain insight into the specialist area of laboratory medicine from clinical leaders and researchers at the forefront of immunology. This course comprises six course units taught in blocks spanning the field of clinical immunology. Teaching is delivered on both campus and hospital sites by more than 40 individual contributors. Course content includes:

  • fundamental and advanced immunology;
  • immune deficiencies;
  • immunotherapy;
  • allergy;
  • autoimmunity;
  • cancer immunology and haematological malignancy.
You will learn about diagnostic assays and techniques employed in research and clinical laboratories to develop your technical understanding and clinical interpretation of results. The course will also enable you to develop critical and experimental research skills relevant to the field through practical research masterclasses, a focused research proposal and a research project. If you have an interest in this highly diverse and ever changing field and you wish to expand your knowledge at the interface of clinical and academic immunology, this master's course is ideal for you. PhD with integrated master's If you're planning to undertake a PhD after your master's, our Integrated PhD programme will enable you to combine your postgraduate taught course with a related PhD project in biology, medicine or health.


Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (Upper Second minimum) or overseas equivalent in: immunology, biomedical science, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, medicine or any other biological subject that contains an element of immunology.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set.
Clinical Immunology at University of Manchester - UCAS