Infections, Immunology, Virology and Parasitology

University of Nottingham

M.Res. On Campus
12 months
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Infections, Immunology, Virology and Parasitology from University of Nottingham is bespoke at the University of Nottingham, and allows you to choose your own area of interest to research, under the title of your choosing.


At Infections, Immunology, Virology and Parasitology from University of Nottingham is bespoke at the University of Nottingham we’re committed to supporting our students’ wellbeing to ensure that your experience studying with us is the best it can be. Whether you’re studying silk-weaving spiders or looking for new ways to fight infection, we want all of our students to feel part of our vibrant and diverse research community.

Graduates with Infections, Immunology, Virology and Parasitology from University of Nottingham will conduct research in the following fields:

  • Development of novel antifungals, the genetic basis of resistance to antifungal drugs and fungal infection biology
  • Discovery of the interactions between bacterial and viral pathogens and their human hosts, as well as developing immunities to bacterial and viral pathogens
  • Serological analysis for the Oxford vaccine trial, using UoN-developed assays, during the recent pandemic

Programme Structure

Some of the research areas in Immunology that are explored in the school include:

  • Signal transduction in myeloid cells
  • Flow cytometry
  • Lung Inflammation and disease biomarkers
  • Immune instructive materials
  • Inflammation
  • Myeloid cell biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

International students should apply as early as possible. 




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree of at least 2:2 or equivalent.
  • British Honours degree of at least 2:2 or equivalent.
  •  We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.
  • A research proposal is required.  This should be worked on with your proposed supervisor.
  • You should have 2 references with at least one of them being an academic reference.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

International fees are charged as follows: low-cost research – £20,000, laboratory-based research – £26,500, high cost labortory-based research – £31,500, exceptional technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs – £36,000.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Infections, Immunology, Virology and Parasitology
University of Nottingham


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