Microbiology and Immunology Integrated Master's - MSci

Our four-year Microbiology and Immunology MSci will equip you with advanced knowledge and research skills in two fascinating and complementary areas of contemporary bioscience to pursue a career in academia or research. 

Year of entry

  • 2023

Course type

  • Integrated Master's


Subject area / School

UCAS code

  • C500

Duration of study

  • 4 years

Why study Microbiology and Immunology Integrated Master's at Keele University?

Enhance your employability through the development of advanced problem solving and communication skills
Gain substantial research skills and the experience to stand out when applying for PhD study or employment in industry
Develop enhanced skills in the critical evaluation of scientific literature, the design and conduct of an authentic research study and the acquisition of research funding
Our core laboratory programme is delivered in state-of-the-art laboratories and offers a wide range of final year research projects
Our innovative assessment methods enable you to replicate the type of tasks you would likely carry out during a career in the field
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Additional opportunities

There are a range of additional opportunities available when studying this course.
Please note, undertaking one may impact upon the availability of another.

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State-of-the-art facilities

You will carry out practical laboratory work in both The David Attenborough Laboratories and Keele's
state-of-the-arCentral Science Laboratory (CSL) building - which is part of the biggest single investment in learning and teaching in the University’s history.

The David Attenborough Laboratories have significantly expanded the School of Life Sciences’ teaching and research areas, and provide two additional state-of-the-art teaching laboratories with space for 120 students between them and two additional research laboratories. The research laboratories will make a significant contribution to the Global Health Initiative at Keele, and will be home to researchers working on neurological disorders including Parkinson’s disease, spinal injury, oncology, viral infections and carbohydrate biochemistry. 

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Our expertise

Staff in the School of Life Sciences include world-leading researchers, clinical practitioners and experts in learning and teaching. As part of their training, all staff complete post-graduate courses on learning and teaching. Some take this to Masters level and beyond, choosing to specialise in pedagogic research to ensure that our programmes are taught to the very highest standards.

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Discover the Keele difference

Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, and you’ll soon feel at home and make friends wherever you go.

We help students manage their money and ensure that they receive any funding for which they may be eligible.

Make yourself more employable after graduation by taking advantage of the whole host of additional opportunities.