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Infection, Immunity and Human Disease

University of Leeds

12 months
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About

On this Infection, Immunity and Human Disease course from University of Leeds you’ll gain an understanding of human disease through a series of specialist taught modules covering topics such as infectious and non-infectious disease, advanced immunology, medical diagnostics and treatment of infectious diseases and cancer.

Overview

To complement this you will also learn about a range of modern techniques and methodologies that underpin contemporary biomolecular sciences. These will include: molecular biology, structural biology, cell imaging and flow cytometry, high throughput techniques such as bioinformatics, and transgenic organisms.

You’ll apply your knowledge to an extended practical investigation in the form of a laboratory-based project, involving practical training in a range of modern molecular biology and protein engineering techniques. To help you to develop and specialise, in the final part of the course you’ll get substantial subject-specific training through an independent laboratory-based research project in an area of infection, immunity or human disease related to your course options and interests.

If you choose to study Infection, Immunity and Human Disease course from University of Leeds, you’ll join a faculty ranked 6th in the UK for its research impact in the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), and you’ll graduate with the solid base of scientific knowledge and specialist skills highly valued by employers.

Career opportunities

The strong research element of this course, along with the specialist and generic skills you’ll develop, mean you’ll graduate equipped for a wide range of careers.

Our graduates work in a diverse range of areas, ranging from bioscience-related research through to scientific publication, teacher training, health and safety and pharmaceutical market research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Immunology
  • Infectious & Non-infectious Diseases
  • Practical Bioinformatics
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • MSc Bioscience Research Project Proposal
  • Treatment of Infectious Disease and Cancer
  • Research Planning and Scientific Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should normally have a bachelor’s degree with at least a 2:1 in a subject that has covered the cellular and molecular basis of life such as: Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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