University of East London

University of East London

MSc Biomedical Immunology


School of Psychology

Water Lane

Stratford, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Biomedical Immunology, PG Diploma

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This modular programme aims to produce postgraduate students with a sound knowledge of both practical and theoretical aspects of the specialist area of Immunology, with emphasis on its clinical applications. It aims to provide the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake individual and collaborative research in this field. This programme has been designed for students wishing to make a career in immunology. As in other areas of biology, the cutting edge of research is primarily focussed at the molecular level using the recently developed, and constantly improving, techniques in molecular biology, genomics and proteomics. Knowledge in this area is expanding rapidly leading to a better understanding of how the immune system responds to pathogens and how it can be manipulated for therapeutic purposes in procedures such as transplantation and vaccination. In this programme you will study these areas in some depth. The focus of the programme is not simply on the state of current knowledge but also the methodology used in obtaining that knowledge, making use of recent research papers to inform class discussion. In addition to taught modules in the field you will also be trained in research processes, culminating in an individual research project which will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your individual skills and abilities.


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International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Students can use a variety of different types of financial aid (including FAFSA) to study at UEL.

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