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Immunology and Immunotherapy MSc by Research

Immunology and Immunotherapy MSc by Research

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Immunology (Medicine) Immunology (Microbiology)

Course type


Course Summary

Immunology and Immunotherapy MSc by Research in the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy will provide you with the necessary skills to contribute to research of immunology, the science of how the body protects itself, and immunotherapy, the treatment of disease through the immune system. Such approaches promise the opportunity of controlling and curing diseases such as cancer, common autoimmune disorders and Alzheimer’s disease. You will work amongst the very best researchers to produce original and distinctive globally leading research, with the ultimate goal to make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients fighting diseases. Our MSc by Research program will provide you with high quality research training to enable you to conduct independent investigative research. You can choose from a wide range of research areas within Immunology and Immunotherapy covering: Cellular, Immune and Gene Therapy for Cancer, Structural Biology and Biomarkers, Tumour immunology, Immunology, Translational Immunology. You will work closely with your supervisory team who will help you clarify your project and support your development. Your thesis will represent an original contribution to knowledge and demonstrate independent judgement.

Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | JUL-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have 2:1 honours degree in a subject relevant to the research area.

University information

As a Birmingham postgraduate you can expect to engage with challenging debates, theories and concepts and, in doing so, grow as an original thinker. The University of Birmingham is recognised internationally for excellence in teaching and research – 87% of research conducted at the University has a global impact. Birmingham understands that you want to study somewhere with a strong research culture, that delivers on your expectations. The...more

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