MSc Infection and Immunity

The MSc in Infection and Immunity...

  • is a twelve month full-time course that will lead to a Master of Science degree. 
  • has been designed to integrate cutting-edge research knowledge of important infectious diseases and their relationship to the immune system.
  • combines up-to-date theoretical-based teaching and a large element  of practical and laboratory training including a six-month research project. 
  • prepares students for careers in applied biomedical research.  

Course Organisation

The MSc course comprises taught modules and guided research culminating in an six-month project placement in a University research laboratory (see course details). All modules are taught by internationally renowned experts in the field of Immunology and Inflammation. They share between them a scope of research expertise that provides an ideal environment for postgraduate teaching at both Masters and Doctoral levels (there are currently 90 postgraduate students registered in our Department). 

Contact Frances Tarte +44 (0)116 252 3033

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Contact Details

Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation,
Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 9HN, UK 

General enquiries to:
Alison Brown

T:+44 (0)116 252 2951
F:+44 (0)116 252 5030

Postgraduate enquiries to: 
Susan Kapadia (PhD)

Frances Tarte (MSc)

Erasmus and Study Abroad Co-ordinator:

Professor Peter Andrew

T: +44 (0)116 252 2951

Other contact details can be found in People

Head of Department: Professor Peter Andrew

Apply online

If you would like to apply please follow the link which will redirect you to the online application form.

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