Imperial College London

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12 months
35600 GBP/year
12000 GBP/year
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The Immunology programme from Imperial College London will provide you with the theoretical principles of Innate and Adaptive Immunity, a unique chance to plan, design and conduct your own Mini-Research Project in our teaching laboratories as well as the opportunity to attend an Immunology conference and conduct an in-depth team presentation of one immunology topic of choice.

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The MSc in Immunology at Imperial College London will build from the PG Certificate by taking you on a journey to investigate immunity in health and disease. 

To accompany you on this journey are our leaders in the field with whom you will subsequently have the opportunity to conduct a 7 months laboratory-based research project.

In addition to preparing you to become a researcher in Immunology (main professional outcome) by helping you strengthen your knowledge, creativity and critical thinking skills, the programme will also give you a chance to develop your communication and team working skills.

Study programme

The Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) lasts three months and is made up of the first three core modules (first term) of the MSc.

The MSc builds on the PG Cert with an additional module in Immunology in Health and Disease, and a substantial seven-month research project in one of our hosting laboratories.

You can apply to either the PG Cert or MSc in the first instance. If you choose the PG Cert, you can apply to complete the MSc with a starting date of January the following academic year.


The Immunology programme provides excellent training if you are intending to pursue a career in scientific research (academia, industry, communication). 

A high proportion of the graduates The Immunology programme provides excellent training if you are intending to pursue a career in scientific research (academia, industry, communication). A high proportion of our graduates proceeds to PhD study, or, if medically qualified, to clinical practice or research.

As well as scientific training, the MSc programme will expand your repertoire of transferable skills, allowing you to also enter a variety of non-scientific careers including finance, management and various types of consultancy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Immunology
  • Experimental Immunology
  • Immunology in Practice
  • Immunology in Health and Disease
  • Immunology Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Postgraduate Certificate ECTS: 30 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

  • The minimum requirement is a 2.2 degree in an appropriate biological science subject (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, medicine, dentistry or veterinary science)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

PgCert Fees:

  • Home and EU students: £6,000
  • Overseas and Islands students: £17,800


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