Postgraduate Study

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The Department has a considerable range of expertise and research interests. Please see our Research Pages for information about research interests in the department.

Postgraduate students have full access to research equipment and facilities within the department and contribute significantly to our research output. PhD projects involve a 3-4 year research period with a specific supervisor/s. The MSc course in Infection and Immunity has a formal taught element as well as a 6 month research project. 

The department offers the following postgraduate courses.


For further information, visit the Graduate School pages.

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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 5035

Postgraduate enquiries to: 
Susan Kapadia (PhD)

Anna Boyce (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 Andy Wardlaw

Deputy Head of Department: Dr Shaun Heaphy

Respiratory Team Lead: Professor David Cousins

Microbial Sciences Team Lead: TBC

Renal team Lead: Dr Jon Barratt

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