Immunology of Infectious Diseases, M.Sc. in UK

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Study in:United Kingdom
47 days
Deadline: 2 Aug 2019


Students in the  Immunology of Infectious Diseases program at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will benefit from the unique mix of immunology, vaccinology, molecular biology, virology, bacteriology, parasitology, mycology and clinical medicine at the School.

Infectious diseases represent an increasingly important cause of human morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Vaccine development is thus of great importance in terms of global health.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Immunology of Infectious Diseases
  • Analysis & Design of Research Studies
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Advanced Training in Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Extended Project
  • Basic Parasitology
  • Extended Project
  • Immunology of Parasitic Infection

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master’s program is at least one of the following:

  • a second-class honours degree of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a subject appropriate to that of the course of study to be followed
  • a registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies


There are many ways to fund your studies at the School. Our students receive funding from more than 200 different sources, including charities, government agencies, companies and individual benefactors.

Detailed Program Facts

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