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MSc Clinical Immunology at The University of Manchester
MSc Clinical Immunology
Gain theoretical and practical insights into immunology and prepare for postgraduate research or a public or private sector career.

MSc Clinical Immunology / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
MSc 1 yr FT, 2 yrs PT; PGDip 8 months FT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (Upper Second minimum) or overseas equivalent in immunology, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, pharmacy, medicine or other biological subject that contains an element of immunology.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 places
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

We recommend you apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment, as places can fill quickly.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

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Learn the practical skills you need for a career in clinical immunology through tutorials, workshops and hands-on practical sessions.
  • Learn from over 40 leading researchers and clinical leaders in immunology thanks to strong links with NHS hospital partners.
  • Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for biological sciences and 9th for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • Develop critical and experimental research skills through a research proposal, research masterclasses and a research project.
  • Prepare for a career in the NHS, the private sector or research.
  • Choose from full-time or part-time study options for the MSc.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

If you are a medical student considering intercalation on this course you can find out more at our Intercalation Information Day on the 17th October 2018.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,750
    International students (per annum): £22,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,875
    International students (per annum): £11,000
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £7,800
    International students (per annum): £17,600

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, research project, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.


Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
  • hold a first class honours degree
  • have home or overseas fee status
  • are applying for full or part time study
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)161 275 5220
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health