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UCL (University College London): Infection and Immunity

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

Summary

The language and concepts of infection and immunity, from basic science to translational clinical research, are taught by our world-class investigators. The programme emphasises data interpretation, critical analysis of current literature and culminates in a full-time research project: excellent preparation for a research career.

The programme provides insight into state-of-the-art infection and immunity research, current issues in the biology of infectious agents, the pathogenesis, prevention and control of infectious diseases, and immunity and immune dysfunction.

Students learn from UCL scientists about their research and are trained in the art of research by carrying out a full-time research project in a UCL laboratory.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of five core modules (75 credits), three optional modules (45 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits).

A Postgraduate Diploma comprising four core modules and four optional modules (120 credits, full-time nine months, part-time, flexible study two to five years) is offered.

A Postgraduate Certificate comprising four core modules (60 credits, full-time three months, and flexible study up to two years) is offered.

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Infection and Immunity. Upon successful completion of 120 credits, you will be awarded a PG Dip in Infection and Immunity. Upon successful completion of 60 credits, you will be awarded a PG Cert in Infection and Immunity.

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