London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Immunology of Infectious Diseases

InstitutionLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London View institution profile
Department Interdepartmental
Web https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study
Email study@lshtm.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme combines theoretical knowledge and practical training in the immunology of infectious diseases through comprehensive teaching and research methods. You will gain specialised skills in applying scientific concepts, evaluating scientific data and carrying out modern immunological techniques.

The programme will enable you to:
• demonstrate specialist knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of host immunity to infection against human pathogens
• apply your knowledge to 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

MSc

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

LSHTM  is highly ranked in various university league tables:

  • #1 UK university for the proportion of academic research with women listed as authors - 2019 CWTS Leiden Ranking.
  • #4 for Public Health in 2019 in ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
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