Chronic Disease and Immunity (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 11000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 19070 per year

All study options

About Chronic Disease and Immunity at Postgraduate Science at Leicester

The World Health Organisation Global Burden of Disease Study has shown that non-communicable chronic disease accounts for about 60% of deaths globally. Major contributors include cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic kidney disease. Inflammation is the central driving force in much of this burden of chronic degenerative disease. Non-communicable inflammatory diseases affect nearly all organ systems of the body including the skin, endocrine glands, gut, lungs, kidneys, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular system. Accordingly, there is high demand worldwide for well-qualified researchers in immunity who understand the molecular and cellular basis of inflammation.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 11000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19070 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Due to limited places on our medical sciences, biosciences and psychology courses, if you (or your family) are funding your studies, you will need to pay a deposit of £750 (UK/EU Students)/£1500 (International Students) within four weeks of accepting your offer. This will be subtracted from your first tuition fee instalment. You may not need to pay a deposit if you can provide evidence that you are:

Applying for a postgraduate tuition fee loan from the UK Government

Applying for another loan to cover the cost of tuition fee

Applying for a scholarship of at least 50% of the course fee

Receiving sponsorship

Entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

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