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UCL (University College London): Experimental and Translational Immunology

Institution UCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Division of Infection & Immunity
Web https://www.ucl.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

This new MRes programme provides insight into state-of-the-art immunology research, current issues in immunity, immune dysfunction and immune-based therapeutic approaches. The main emphasis of the programme is a 9 month original research project (5 months part-time and 4 months full-time) which provides an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in research.

Students will develop advanced knowledge of different aspects of immunology, including immune regulation, immune deficiencies, immunology of transplantation, gene therapy, cancer immunology and immune therapeutics. The content covers basic science through to translational clinical research delivered by internationally recognised experts. There is an emphasis on critical analysis and data interpretation.

The students will be based in the world-leading Institute for Immunity and Transplantation (IIT), an innovative centre bringing together basic scientists, clinicians and patients. Our cutting-edge research and teaching environment provides graduates with a unique understanding of immunology research, and equips them with the stand-out skills applicable to, many professional career paths, including a career in research, public healthcare sector, pharmaceutical industry and biopharma.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of two core modules (60 credits), one optional module (15 credits) and a research dissertation (105 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MRes in Experimental and Translational Immunology.

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