Infection and Immunity, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    8700 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    1984 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #72 (WUR) ,
Get the latest and most in-depth knowledge of the workings of infectious disease and immuno-deficiencies. Translate between basic science and clinical medicine, and go on to a top research career.

About

Get the latest and most in-depth knowledge of the workings of infectious disease and immuno-deficiencies. Translate between basic science and clinical medicine, and go on to a top research career.

Learn how to do first-rate research that is based on close interactions between scientists and clinicians. Work intensively in basic and advanced immunology, virology and microbiology, and extensively on clinical and population-based research. Learn the art of effective collaboration within and between research groups. Erasmus University and Erasmus MC are highly regarded in Holland and internationally, and this new programme is on the cutting edge of the field. Delve into a range of topics in immunology, virology and microbiology, clinical pharmacology, the epidemiology of infectious diseases, animal models, and bio-safety. Present your thesis at a symposium, and pursue career options in academia, with research institutions or in the farmaceutical industry.

Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

Programme Structure

Programme internationalization:

    This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Credits
      120 ECTS
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      6

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

      Take IELTS test
    • Minimum required score:

      550

      The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

    Academic Requirements

    Admission criteria

    An assessment may be required for any of the programmes at Erasmus University. This depends on the course you wish to sign up for and on the file that you send us as part of your application. A file should contain your academic background and relevant test-scores, such as GMAT and/or TOEFL/IELTS, a letter of motivation and letters of reference.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      8700 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      1984 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1984 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

    Living costs for Rotterdam

    760 - 1,270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.