Master of Clinical Immunology

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree from a tertiary institution in a relevant subject, with a B grade average or better in the relevant coursework.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have an advanced understanding of immunology in clinical practice and clinical research, with an emphasis on immune-mediated and autoimmune diseases. They will be able to generate hypotheses for experiment design and testing, and interpret data. They will work collaboratively and will employ relevant research methods such as flow cytometric analysis and clinical trial design. They will have transferable technical and analytical skills and will be able to communicate their findings. Students who demonstrate research ability may be able to continue to a PhD in immunology or clinical research. Graduates will be qualified to work in the fields of immunology, pharmacology, vaccine development, biomedical sciences generally, and the broader health sciences, in consultancy or research.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Biological Sciences at this level can earn:

$54,000

Median earnings one year after study

$60,000

Median earnings two years after study

$67,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

72%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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Bashford-Nicholls Trust Vocational Study Scholarships

Provided by:

Royce Nicholls Trust/Margaret Bashford Trust

Website:

https://bashford-nicholls.org.nz/

Value:

$1,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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