Immunology of Infectious Diseases, M.Sc. | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | London, United Kingdom
12 months
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30380 GBP/year
14200 GBP/year
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About

This Immunology of Infectious Diseases programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine combines theoretical knowledge and practical training in the immunology of infectious diseases through comprehensive teaching and research methods. 

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Overview

The flexible nature of the programme allows students to focus on attaining a broader understanding of infectious disease through attending taught units. 

Students can also undertake an extended research project within groups led by experienced team leaders. Such projects can involve basic investigations of immune mechanisms or applied field based studies.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this Immunology of Infectious Diseases programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine students will be able to:

  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of host immunity to infection against the diverse range of pathogens which confront human populations
  • apply this specialist knowledge to a range of practical skills and techniques, in particular modern molecular and cellular techniques for assessing immune responses to pathogens
  • critically assess, select and apply appropriate research methods to investigate basic immunological mechanisms and applied issues in the immunology of infection
  • critically evaluate primary scientific data and the published scientific literature
  • integrate and present key immunological concepts at an advanced level, both verbally and in written form

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Immunology of Infectious Diseases
  • Analysis & Design of Research Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Advanced Training in Molecular Biology
  • Immunology of Clinical Diseases

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted to an LSHTM master's degree programme, an applicant must:
  • hold either a first degree at Second Class Honours standard in a relevant discipline, or a degree in medicine recognised by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) for the purposes of practising medicine in the UK, or another degree of equivalent standard awarded by an overseas institution recognised by UK ENIC.
  • or
  • hold a professional qualification appropriate to the programme of study to be followed obtained by written examinations and judged by LSHTM to be equivalent to a Second Class Honours degree or above.
  • or
  • have relevant professional experience or training which is judged by LSHTM to be equivalent to a Second Class Honours degree or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30380 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time:

  • Home: £7,100
  • Overseas: £15,190

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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