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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Immunology is the study of the body’s defence (immune) system and how it protects from, and contributes to, disease.

This is one of the few programmes in the UK which offer an Honours degree focusing solely on immunology for two years (years 3 and 4).

Life Sciences at Glasgow

With hands-on experience and flexible degrees, studying at the School of Life Sciences challenges you to apply the theory of the classroom in practical situations, in the lab or the field. We offer an extremely wide range of courses in human and animal biology, biomolecular sciences, infection and immunity.

Our aim is to offer internationally competitive degrees that meet the needs of today’s science graduates. To achieve this aim, we utilise the research and teaching strengths of the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences to provide our graduates with the skills necessary for success in any chosen career.

We have a large and diverse student body, which includes Scottish, UK, EU and international students. We regularly welcome visiting and exchange students, and we believe in the many advantages our students gain from adding an international dimension to their studies.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Many graduates continue to postgraduate Masters or PhD studies, or enter medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine. Research-based career destinations include universities and research institutes and industry, and clinical research and diagnostic work in hospital laboratories. Many go on to a career in other fields of science, such as infection biology, and cancer or cardiovascular research, or areas such as teaching, scientific journalism, business and the Civil Service.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Clinical immunologist
  • Research communication officer
  • Epidemiologist
  • University lecturer
  • NHS Biomedical scientist
  • Pharmaceutical company executive
  • Medical writer
  • Research manager
  • Laboratory technologist

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,020per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : AAB

Must include either Biology or Human Biology or Chemistry.Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining AAB. Applicants who achieve AAB are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than AAB but higher than BBB will be considered for entry.

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    195 85%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    63rd

    37

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