Immunology and Inflammation
Master (2 years) of , 120 ECTSHealth care, social services, and care services Mathematics, natural- and computer science
|Institution||University of Copenhagen (KU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||8400 EUR|
DescriptionThe MSc in Immunology and Inflammation is a theoretical and experimental Master's programme within the natural and health sciences. It qualifies you to find solutions as well as design new therapy strategies to combat human diseases.
Immunology and inflammation are the fields within medicine and biology concerned with immunity, the immune system and the way the body reacts to injury or infection.
As an immunologist you have highly specialized knowledge of and competences within immunology, autoimmune and other inflammatory diseases, allergies, tumour immunology, and related topics such as immune-pathology, -toxicology, -pharmacology, -therapy, and translational medicine.
Moreover, the MSc in Immunology and Inflammation focus on methodologies and newly developed in vitro and in vivo models. This will complement you with practical skills for a better and faster integration in your future career within immunology.
Career OpportunitiesWith a degree in Immunology and Inflammation you have a wide range of career opportunities. You can work within the medical and pharmaceutical industries, at hospitals, within research or education.
Admission RequirementsIf you have completed a Bachelor’s degree within the last 5 years or if you are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme, you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Immunology and Inflammation. Regardless of which university you are enrolled at, you can - if you meet the admission and language requirements - apply on the basis of a relevant Bachelor’s degree.
Bachelor’s degrees that grant directly qualification: If you hold one of the following Bachelor's degrees from a Danish university, you are considered to meet all admission requirements and are directly qualified to apply to the MSc in Immunology and Inflammation:
- Molecular Biomedicine/Molecular Medicine
- Veterinary Medicine
Academic, language and graduation year requirements
- Academic requirements: You must document that you have passed courses on university/college level within the following areas:
- A total of at least 30 ECTS credits within 3 of 4 areas: Cell biology, biochemistry, genetics and/or molecular biology.
- You must also provide documentation that your Bachelor's degree has been passed with a weighted average of 7 or above (Danish marking scale)
- Language requirements: You are required to document proficiency in English according to your background; see the language requirements.
- Graduation year requirement: You must have earned your Bachelor’s degree within a maximum of 5 years prior to the start of the first semester of the Master’s programme. (In exceptional circumstances the admissions committee may waive the graduation year requirements).
TuitionAll non-EU/EEA citizens are required to pay tuition, if they do not hold a permanent residence permit in Denmark or an EU/EEA-country. As of 2016, the tuition fees of the MSc in Immunology and Inflammation is DKK 125,000 per year.
Further InformationRead more about the MSc programme in Immunology and inflammation and student life at University of Copenhagen.
Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
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