Immunology and Global Health, M.Sc. | Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
12 months
17000 EUR/year
7500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Immunology and Global Health programme at Maynooth University represents an innovative development in higher degree options in the biological sciences.

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It is targeted at biological and health science graduates who are interested in the major challenges in health and development today and who wish to broaden their understanding of immunology, its importance in global health and the factors that impact on immunological intervention strategies in health and disease. An important component of the course covers emerging and reemerging diseases including diseases of poverty


The Immunology and Global Health programme at Maynooth University will equip students to avail of career opportunities in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. It is a gateway to further study for a PhD degree or a career in research. Students completing this course will be advantaged in securing prized postgraduate research positions with leading research groups. In addition, candidates from bioscience backgrounds completing this MSc course will be well placed for securing positions in governmental or nongovernmental organisations responsible for implementing health policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Immunology
  • Vaccines & Adjuvants
  • Epidemiology & the Modelling of Human Disease
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Bioethics, biopharmaceuticals & Clinical Trial
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Applied & Molecular Immunology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours primary degree (grade 2.2 or above) in the biological or health related sciences. Candidates with other qualifications and suitable employment experience will be considered. 
  • Please Note: There are only 22 places available on this course, so early application is advisable. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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