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Immunology and Immunotherapy - PhD/MSc by Research

Immunology and Immunotherapy - PhD/MSc by Research

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Immunology (Microbiology) Immunology (Medicine)

Course type


Course Summary

Immunology and Immunotherapy PhD 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 PhD 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.

Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 3 years | JUL-20

Study mode

Full time


3 years

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

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more

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