Programme Structure - MSc in Immunology and Inflammation – University of Copenhagen

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Programme Structure

First Year

During your first year, you will complete a number of compulsory and elective courses. They will provide you with a thorough introduction into key areas such as immunology, autoimmune and other inflammatory diseases and allergies.

You will attend lectures by specialists in the topics covered by the individual modules. The specialists include internationally acclaimed professors and leading medical specialists from the University of Copenhagen or industry.

In addition to lectures, you will also take part in journal clubs, undertake case studies and visit laboratory facilities at University of Copenhagen and university hospitals.

Second Year

You finish the MSc in Immunology and Inflammation with a Master's thesis (60 ECTS credits).

You choose the subject according to your own preferences within the field of immunology. Researchers at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences can offer inspiration within a wide range of thesis subjects that enables you to tailor a programme that matches your personal interests.

Study plan - MSc in Immunology and Inflammation 2017/2018

Year 1

Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4

Advanced Basic Immunology (7,5 ECTS)

The Immune Response to Infections
(7.5 ECTS)

Allergy, Autoimmunity and Inflammation
(15 ECTS)

Immune  Pharmacology (7.5 ECTS)



Neuro Immunology (7.5 ECTS)

Laboratory Animal Science

(7,5 ECTS)

The Immune Defence and Cancer 
(7.5 ECTS)

Year 2

Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4

Master’s thesis 30 ECTS

Master’s thesis 30 ECTS

Check out the MSc in Immunology and Inflammation curriculum for the exact details about structure, courses, exams, workload in ECTS-points etc. (external link to