Immunology and Immunotherapeutics

University of Nottingham

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
24390 GBP/year
8010 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This unique Immunology and Immunotherapeutics course from University of Nottingham provides training in the theoretical and practical aspects of modern immunology, with emphasis on therapeutic interventions for disease management and allergic reactions.


The MSc Immunology and Immunotherapeutics course from the University of Nottinghamis particularly suitable for graduates in life sciences, biomedical sciences and allied subjects. It is also suitable for people who are already employed in related fields who wish to gain valuable research experience, as well as update their knowledge in immunology and novel immunotherapeutic technologies. 

As a postgraduate in the School of Life Sciences, you will work in an environment with a sound teaching and research base that is committed to providing cutting-edge training in this field. 

The programme continues to grow in stature and reputation, as it is repeatedly recognised for its excellence, relevance and innovation within the study of immunology.

Careers and professional development

With the knowledge you gain from this course, you may enter a number of careers in a research or diagnostic setting. Many of our graduates continue their studies at PhD level whilst other chose to work as research assistants or enter a clinical scientist training programme. 

Whatever your career path, immunologists generally need a strong research background – something reflected by the research project/dissertation component of the course. 

You will also be ideally placed to continue your research at a higher level. 

Students from our full programme of MSc courses have gone on to a wide variety of positions - here are a few examples:

  • PhD Immunology
  • Research Assistant in Immunology
  • Senior House Officer (SHO) in Medical Microbiology
  • Research Technicians - Oncology
  • Senior Registrar in Medical Microbiology
  • PhD - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Infection Control Nurses
  • NHS clinical scientists
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist - AMGEM Biotech
  • PhD - School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Cambridge
  • Clinical Trial Data Managers
  • Application Specialist Biological Sciences - Japan
  • Biomedical Scientists (BMS1)
  • PhD - University of Nottingham
  • Research Technician - University of Nottingham
  • Graduate Entry Medicine

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project
  • Research Methods
  • Molecular Aspects of Allergy
  • Mechanisms of Autoimmunity
  • Innate Immune Recognition
  • Therapeutic Immunology
  • Bioinformatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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.
Upper 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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.2 hons degree or international equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24390 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24390 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8010 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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