We’re seeing more and more illnesses associated with the immune system – from allergies to autoimmune diseases – and treating and preventing infectious diseases is difficult without effective vaccines.

Immunology is the study of the human immune system, which controls infections and provides protection against microorganisms.

You’ll explore its applications to the development and clinical use of new immune-based therapies for cancer and infectious diseases, allergies, autoimmune diseases and the prevention of transplantation issues such as organ rejection.

This major lays the foundation for further study in medicine and paramedical disciplines.

You can study this major in the Bachelor of Biomedicine or Bachelor of Science.