Module Catalogues

Molecular Immunology

Module Title Molecular Immunology
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

The aim of this module is to provide students with a basic and in-depth understanding of core concepts in modern molecular immunology.

Learning outcomes

A. Define in detail the fundamental principles of modern immunology
B. Define the molecules, pathways and cells involved in innate and adaptive immune responses, and how immune responses are regulated and co-ordinated.
C. Explain and evaluate the current understanding of the mechanisms underlying some important immune disorders and inflammatory diseases

Method of teaching and learning

The teaching strategy is a series of formal lectures.