M.Res. On Campus

Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology

The University of Exeter

12 months
26500 GBP/year
17500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology programme at The University of Exeter covers aspects of medical mycology, immunity, the molecular basis of infection, and the genomics of infectious disease.


Key Facts

  • You will undertake a substantial (3-6 month) project on fungal pathogen biology or host-pathogen interactions
  • You will undertake a unique three-month research project directly related to the ongoing research in the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology and be supervised by leading experts
  • Graduates of this Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology programme at The University of Exeter might expect to pursue a career in academic, commercial or clinical research


We will help you to develop a range of transferrable skills including self- learning, critical evaluation, analytical skills and applied statistics, IT-based approaches, and scientific writing, whilst exposing you to cutting-edge research techniques.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Mycology
  • Project 1 - Medical Mycology [See note a above]
  • Project 2 - Fungal Immunology [See note a above]
  • Extended Medical Mycology Project [See note b above]
  • Professional Skills
  • Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to enable time for your application to be considered,


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc or MSc degree in a relevant Biological Science degree (eg Microbiology, Biochemistry or another Biomedical Science), and Medical and Dental graduates with a minimum of 12 months postgraduate clinical experience (completion of UK Medical or Dental Foundation Year 1 competencies). Applicants with significant professional experience in medical mycology or fungal biology will also be considered.
  • Applicants must also provide one strong academic reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £17,500 full-time; £8,750 part-time
International fees per year:
  • £26,500 full-time; £13,250 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /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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