Introduction to Immunology

Course Type
Postgraduate, Module

Introduction to Immunology (10 credits)

The module presents a coherent overview of the major tissue, cellular and molecular components of both the innate and adaptive immune system, and their role in the induction of immune responses and as effector mechanisms that resolve infection. Abnormal immune responses are also covered, with reference to human disease. This learning will be enhanced with a few face-to-face lectures followed by an extensive series of small group teaching sessions to provide further tuition and clarification of understanding.

Module attendance required: Two-week series of lectures and small group tutorials

Module dates: 26 September to 13 October 2017

Assessment: 100% in course assessment

Academics involved in the delivery of this module:  Dr Nick Jones and Dr William Jenkinson  (Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy) and a number of post-doctoral researchers from across the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy.



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