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MSci Microbiology

MSci Microbiology

The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    27
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships No
  • Start date Jan-2000
The BSc Microbiology course involves the study of microorganisms with emphasis on the biology of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoan parasites. Microbiologists are needed to do the research required for the future battle against infectious diseases worldwide, understanding the environmental importance of microbes and to exploit them for food production, biotechnological and industrial applications. This course focuses on the pathogenic potential of the organisms that cause disease in man. Students will also cover aspects of the biochemistry, physiology and genetics of microorganisms. Students will spend their first year learning fundamental concepts before specialising in microbiology topics in their second and final year. In Year 4, students will undertake a major research project in one of the University's more than 200 research labs to achieve their undergraduate master's award.
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