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Microbiology and Immunology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
Microbiology and Immunology at University of Miami is particularly productive in pre-clinical research and discovery. We are focused on pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and immunology.
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Overview

Our main research themes also focus on developing more effective cancer immunotherapy, an HIV vaccine, creating antigen-specific immune tolerance and overcoming the antibiotic resistance of bacteria.

Active research in Microbiology and Immunology at University of Miami includes the areas of cytotoxicity, programmed cell death, cytokine receptor signaling, clinical and experimental bone marrow transplantation, stem cell biology, gene therapy for cancer treatment, antigen recognition, cell differentiation and communication, aging of the immune system, interleukins, genetic control of immunoglobulin production, gene activation and evolution of the immune response. Research in other areas includes molecular biology of virus-host interaction in both animal and human systems, control and regulation of bacterial pathogenesis, selective tumor chemotherapy and radiation therapy and therapy of parasitic infections.

Key Areas of Research

  • Antibiotic Resistance of Bacteria
  • Antigen-specific Immune Tolerance
  • Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Cellular & Molecular Immunology
  • HIV / AIDS

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    127 alternative credits
    • 127 - 132 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Biomedical Sciences
  • Scientific Reasoning
  • Laboratory Research
  • Journal Club
  • Research Ethics
  • Professional Development: Skills for Success

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the Common Application. Upon submitting, you will be asked to pay a $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you have attended a secondary school outside of the United States, you must submit your official secondary school documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, examination results, etc.)
  • We require you to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a high school guidance counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • The University of Miami is need-aware for first-year international undergraduate applicants. This means that, for a portion of international applicants, the Admission Committee will consider that student’s ability to pay tuition without the need for financial aid. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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