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Explore the immune system

Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that studies the function of the immune system. It's offered as a major across several of our undergraduate science degrees. The immunology major provides in-depth study of immunology, pathology and microbiology. It'll prepare you to unlock better treatments and prevention strategies for immune-related illnesses. This major is particularly beneficial for students who want to pursue a career in the health sciences. You'll learn how immunological investigations are employed to establish a clinical diagnosis and evaluate the impact of recent advances in clinical immunology including systems immunology, big data analysis, immunotherapy and immunodiagnostics. 

Join the forefront of research developments in infection and immunity 

The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute that's dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. It specialises in developing health solutions for the most at-risk communities to build a safer, healthier world for everyone. Our researchers and staff at the Kirby Institute are world leaders in their fields and possess a range of knowledge, skills and experience to assist you with your research. As a postgraduate research student at the Kirby Institute, you'll benefit from our large network of academics and professionals, our global reputation and our state-of-the-art laboratory and research facilities. 

Career opportunities in immunology

You could pursue a career as a medical scientist, medical technician or clinical coder.

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