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Immunology and Inflammatory Disease MSc

Immunology and Inflammatory Disease MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Immunology (Microbiology) Immunology (Medicine)

Course type


Course Summary

The contribution of inflammation and immune dysfunction to a wide range of diseases, from arthritis to cancer to obesity is becoming increasingly clear. The MSc in Immunology and Inflammatory Disease integrates basic, translational and clinical immunology and inflammation biology with cutting edge molecular and cellular techniques to equip students with both a working knowledge of inflammatory disease together with state of the art research approaches used to study the area. Students will receive training in the disciplines of immunology and inflammation within an internationally recognised centre of excellence. Students will have opportunities to work together with scientists, clinicians and pharmaceutical industry scientists on research and drug discovery to drive improvements in patient care in areas of critical international importance.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



Immunology: Basic, Translational and Clinical - Core
Omic Technologies for the Biomedical Sciences: From Genomics to Metabolomics - Core
Research Project or Dissertation - Core
Designing a Research Project: Biomedical Research Methodology - Core

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 should have at least a Second-class Honours degree or equivalent in biomedical science or a relevant subject. Alternative qualifications will also be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students are required to provide two references and a full degree transcript with your application.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more