This course is designed to address the current national and international demands to increase the number of healthcare professionals and related personnel trained in allergy.


Postgraduate Certificate in Allergy

The PG Cert in Allergy offers a sound theoretical background to the principles of the mechanisms and management of allergic disease and robust practical programme in diagnosis and treatment. By the end of the PG Cert programme, students will have enhanced their understanding of the immunological mechanisms involved in the generation and manifestation of allergic disease, their skills in diagnosis and interpretation of test results and their management of disease applying the most up to date and appropriate methods. They will also have developed skills in the use of computing applied to healthcare.

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MSc in Allergy

Students who continue to the MSc will build on previous learning to develop a systematic understanding of the knowledge relating to the mechanisms and management of more complex allergic disorders in specific areas of practice.

They will also benefit from a comprehensive academic training, an introduction to appropriate research methods and practice and the opportunity for intellectual development within a stimulating yet supportive environment. Through completion of an MSc thesis, students will gain experience in research methodology and techniques, design of a research project, data analysis and presentation, literature searching, critical appraisal and presentation of work for publication and at scientific and clinical meetings. In addition, they will study in depth an allergy research project within their working environment.

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Short courses in Allergy

We have a range of short courses in Allergy spread throughout the academic year which are available both to students who are enrolled on the MSc programme and as stand-alone CPD accredited programmes for all healthcare professionals.

Topics include:

  • Food Allergy
  • Allergic Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Allergic Rhinitis and Hayfever
  • Allergic Airways Disease and Asthma
  • Allergic Skin Disease
  • Paediatric Allergy

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