MSc Clinical Immunology / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Master of Science
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
  • biology
  • biochemistry
  • pharmacology
  • medicine
  • or any other biological subject that contains an element of immunology.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
30 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.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Learn from leaders in clinical immunology from the NHS across the UK and leading researchers 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 laboratory-based experimental masterclasses, producing your own research proposal, and undertaking a bespoke research project.

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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £13,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £32,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £6,500
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £16,000
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £10,400
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £25,600

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).


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

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
0161 529 4577
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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