MSc Clinical Immunology / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
MSc 1 yr FT, 2 yrs PT; PGDip 8 months FT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (Upper Second minimum) or overseas equivalent in:

  • immunology
  • biomedical science
  • biochemistry
  • physiology
  • pharmacology
  • medicine
  • or any other biological subject that contains an element of immunology.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 places
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

As there is a high demand for our courses we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. Due to the competition for places and high quality of applications that we receive, we give preference to applicants with grades above our minimum entry requirements and who can demonstrate relevant experience in immunology.

Please ensure you submit all supporting documentation with your application before the application deadline to avoid a delay in processing. Incomplete applications will held over to the next stage and will not be reviewed until all documentation is received.

Applications for 2023 entry

  • Stage 1: Application received by 2nd December 2022; Decision by 13th January 2023.
  • Stage 2: Application received by 3rd March 2023; Decision by 7th April 2023.
  • Stage 3: Application received by 2nd June 2023; Decision by 7th July 2023.

Whilst we aim to give you a decision on your application by the deadline date, in some instances due to the competition for places and the volume of applications received, it may be necessary to put your application on a waitlist. If this is the case we will let you know by the deadline date of your stage. Applications placed on the waitlist will be reviewed during Stage 3.

Please note: All places are subject to availability and if you apply at one of the later stages, the course may already be reaching capacity or be closed to further applications. We, therefore, recommend that you apply early in the cycle to avoid disappointment.

Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must demonstrate that they have met all the conditions of their offer by 31 July 2023.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N
PGDip Y N N N

Course overview

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Learn the practical skills you need for a career in clinical immunology through tutorials, workshops and hands-on practical sessions.
  • Learn from leading researchers and clinical leaders in immunology, including those from the Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation.
  • Learn about the immune mechanisms underpinning our understanding and diagnosis of disease and infection supplemented with immunological approaches to vaccines and therapies.
  • Benefit from strong NHS links.
  • Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for Biological Sciences and 8th for Medicine (QS Rankings 2022).
  • Develop critical and experimental research skills through a research proposal, laboratory-based experimental masterclasses and a research project.

Open days

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £12,500
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £31,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £6,250
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £15,500
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £10,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £24,800

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, research project, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
0161 529 4577
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/medicine/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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