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BSc (Hons)

Microbiology

Duration
3 Years
Start
September 2022
UCAS Code
MB10
Delivery
Campus Taught
Foundation Entry

Our BSc Microbiology degree will equip you with a sound scientific grounding in microbiology and its applications in areas including biotechnology, environmental research, food security and human health.

We’ll prepare you for careers in a variety of sectors, including agricultural, commercial, environmental, industrial and medical settings.

You’ll benefit from over 300 hours of practical classes, where you’ll develop a range of laboratory-based and theoretical skills underpinned by sound scientific practice.

As you progress through the course you’ll gain an understanding of how these skills can be applied to solving global health problems through biotechnological innovation.

Why study with us

  • Develop advanced skills and techniques during 300+ hours of practical classes.
  • This course has been designed to meet the needs of industry employers.
  • Engage in interprofessional learning with other healthcare undergraduates.
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What you'll do

  • In your final year you’ll undertake an extended research project which will allow you to apply your knowledge and practical skills to an in-depth study.
  • Opportunities to engage in patient public engagement through our Comensus patient group.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

95%Face-to-face
5%Online

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

Your Microbiology Degree could lead to work as microbiologist, a biomedical scientist or a researcher in laboratories across the world with further study.

You will gain scientific, analytical and problem-solving skills which will set you up well for employment within biomedical related industries, as well as postgraduate study and research.

Fees and Funding

2021/22
UK
Full-time£9,250 per year
EU
Full-time£14,000 per year
International
Full-time£14,000 per year
2022/23
UK
Full-time£9250 per year
International
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

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This course is based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences located in the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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