Microbiology and Immunology MSc MSc
The University of Nottingham
Key Course Facts
At Nottingham, we research to bring about positive change. Our innovative ideas are designed to work in the real world. Postgraduate students directly contribute to the impact of our research and are important to the work we do.
You’ll be taught by active researchers in both areas with exposure to research groups in the University who are tackling the latest problems such as the Zika virus, Ebola and Antimicrobial resistance.
Key topics that the course will cover include:
the immune system
By studying this course, you will:
acquire basic and advanced knowledge of medical microbiology and immunology which will prepare you for future scientific research
gain direct experience of a variety of molecular biology, microbial and immunological techniques
train to carry out critical evaluation of published scientific papers, and understand the applicability of the techniques used and results obtained to a variety of related and unrelated scientific problems
study in greater depth one aspect of microbiology and/or immunology by conducting research and develop reporting and result interpretation skills through completion of a dissertation
Entry Requirements / Admissions
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2.1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. The course is also offered to medical and veterinary graduates wishing to pursue a career in immunology or microbiology; applicants with a 2.2 (or international equivalent) may be considered on an individual basis. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0(no less than 6.0 in any element).
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
University of Nottingham is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is a government funded research university based in Nottingham, England. Their aim is to become global leaders in education and research, cultivating a culture of curiosity and ambition. The university’s main campus is located approximately half an hour’s bus ride away from Nottingham city centre, which gives students the peace and quiet they need to study while not removing them completely from metropolitan comforts.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Microbiology MSc||Birkbeck, University of London||82%||0%||5%||£3390||£4560||164||London||On campus Part-time|
|Molecular Microbiology MSc||Nottingham Trent University||85%||5%||5%||£9385||£15885||122||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Microbiology MSc||University of Lincoln||85%||5%||5%||£45||£89||122||Lincoln||On campus Part-time|
|Microbiology MSc||Teesside University||85%||5%||5%||£6500||£13000||122||Middlesbrough||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science (Medical Microbiology) MSc||Middlesex University||85%||5%||5%||£9200||£14000||122||London||On campus Full-time|
|Medical Microbiology PgDip||The University of Manchester||-||-||-||£4800||£10400||-||Manchester||On campus Part-time|
|Clinical Microbiology PgDip||Queen Mary University of London||82%||0%||5%||-||-||164||London||On campus Part-time|
|Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology MSc (Res)||Bangor University||82%||0%||5%||-||-||164||Bangor||On campus Full-time|
|Microbiology and Immunology MSc MSc||The University of Nottingham||85%||5%||5%||-||-||122||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Medical Microbiology with Advanced Research MSc||University of Hertfordshire||85%||5%||5%||-||-||122||Hatfield||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science - Infection and Immunity MRes||St George's, University of London||49%||0%||4%||£13750||£23500||139||London||On campus Full-time|
|Biological Sciences (Immunology) BSc (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||67%||0%||2%||£9250||£30400||173||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science (Medical Immunology) PgDip||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£9200||£14000||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science - Immunity and Infection PhD||University of Southampton||-||-||-||-||£24600||-||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science - Cell Biology and Immunology of Cancer PhD||University of Southampton||-||-||-||-||-||-||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Sciences (Immunology) MSc||University of Westminster||-||-||-||-||-||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Microbiology and Infection MSc||University of Birmingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Microbiology and Immunology MSc MSc||The University of Nottingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Cancer Biology and Immunology MSc||University of Bristol||-||-||-||£9250||£24700||-||Bristol||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science (Infection and Immunity) MSc (PG)||Middlesex University||-||-||-||-||-||-||London||On campus Part-time|