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BSc (Hons)Microbiology

University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
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Overview

This programme will give you a good grounding in all aspects of microbiology. In addition to learning about the importance of microbes as agents of disease, you will also study microbial physiology and genetics and their applications in the production of antibiotics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products and vaccines.

Genome sequencing is revolutionising our understanding of micro-organisms, and molecular techniques have allowed a profound knowledge of gene function and gene regulation in microbes.

For their research project, students have recently chosen to investigate diseases caused by feline viruses, microbial production of antibiotics, bacteria involved in food poisoning, molecular biology of avian viruses, microbial genetics and metabolism, and evolutionary genetics.

Microbiologists who choose this degree pathway are highly sought after by employers as they have a broad range of skills. This enables them to be highly adaptable employees capable of working in a wide variety of settings.

Career opportunities

University of Surrey Microbiology graduates are employed in academic and industrial research laboratories throughout the world. Look for Surrey amongst the top universities for employment in general and subject-specific league tables. The majority of our graduates go immediately into the job market, and many others choose further study such as MSc degrees and PhD studentships. The many transferable skills that you will gain during your studies ensure that you will be a suitable candidate for a wide variety of science careers, whether you want to be a laboratory-based research scientist or a science journalist. Graduates of the Medical Microbiology programme have also gone on to study medicine.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States