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About

Learn about the application of contemporary microbiology in health, food biosecurity and environmental sustainability to help address the world’s biggest challenges. The Molecular Biosciences (Microbiology) degree is offered at University of Bath.

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Overview

Biosciences research has a huge impact on helping people live longer and healthier lives. With the World Economic Forum identifying healthcare as one of the top 10 Global Challenges for 2030, there is a growing demand for specialists in this field.

This Molecular Biosciences (Microbiology)  course at University of Bath  provides you with a broad understanding of the molecular basis of biological systems, with a focus on microbes and their role in disease, developing new medicines, improving food biosecurity and environmental sustainability.

Course highlights

  • Study at a Top 10 University, on a course designed in consultation with clinical and industrial partners to give you the skills employers are looking for.
  • Develop extensive knowledge in your specialist area of microbiology, as well as a broad understanding of molecular biosciences.
  • Gain extensive research experience by carrying out two separate research projects.
  • Work in dedicated postgraduate labs to give you the laboratory exposure and specialist skills required by industry.
  • Work with leading researchers from both the Department of Biology & Biochemistry and our new Milner Centre for Evolution.
  • Further strengthen your employability with a project addressing the challenges of global environment sustainability, applying skills related to either entrepreneurship, teaching, media and communication, or public engagement.
  • Get support from your dedicated Personal Tutor who you can go to for academic and non-academic support.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advances in molecular microbiology
  • Broadening horizons
  • Research project 
  • Infectious diseases
  • Plant infection and immunity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a first or strong second-class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent.

  • To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in any biosciences, medical, biomedical-based subject, such as biosciences, medical, veterinary, biotechnology, life sciences, pharmacy or pharmacology or technology.
  • We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.
  • If you first language is not English but within the last 2 years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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