Postgraduate Teaching

The Immunology Department has a long tradition of training scientists and clinicians to PhD level and beyond. 67 students have completed their PhDs and 12 students have completed MDs in the department since 1978.  The Immunology Department’s Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratories also host a number of MSc students, who are developing novel biomarkers for infectious and autoimmune disease. The Department also contributes to a variety of post-graduate courses, including lecturing and laboratory research project supervision in the MSc in Molecular Medicine, the MSc in Translational Oncology, the MSc in Immunology and the MSc in Cancer Immunotherapy. Teaching is also delivered to recently qualified doctors undertaking postgraduate qualifications including membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. With the advent of specialist medical training in immunology, regular teaching to specialist registrar candidates is given. Teaching is also delivered to a range of other specialist registrar qualification courses, in particular in Rheumatology, Neurology and Infectious Diseases.