Short course


Through this course you will learn about the clinical presentations, clinical approach and management of common allergic diseases, with a focus on those that can affect either upper or lower airways and anaphylaxis. This course also covers the practical aspects of allergy diagnosis.

Home - £1130 International - £2960
Postgraduate Microcredential
20 credits

Module overview

This module covers practical aspects of allergy diagnosis, investigation and management, and includes all major allergic diseases, with a focus on those affecting the nose and lung.

A mix of lectures, small group and interactive presentations are used for teaching, as well as optional exposure to clinical environments.

It is suitable for students with prior biomedical science training, and is typically sat within the MSc Respiratory Medicine or alongside respiratory modules, however we also accept students enrolled on related health programmes, or as a standalone module.

Module attendance

  • 3 full days of face to face teaching.
  • Optional clinical sessions.
  • Self-directed learning.

Module dates

To be confirmed


This module is assessed by a short answer question exam (50%), a clinical case study or essay (40%) and case-based discussions (10%).

Academics involved in the delivery of this module 

  • Professor M Thirumala Krishna
  • Professor Alice Turner
  • Dr Surendra Karanam 
  • Dr Omar Mohamed
  • Dr Gareth Walters 
  • Dr Surendra Karanam
  • Professor Adel Mansur 

Stand-alone module

This module can be taken as a stand-alone assessed or non-assessed course.

Entry requirements - BSc or equivalent professional degree in a relevant subject area

Please contact Professor M Thirumala Krishna for further information.

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