Leeds Beckett University
Microbiology and Biotechnology
The course develops advanced laboratory skills and an in-depth knowledge of research methods to help students progress in their chosen career or to enhance their academic research prospects. Students study the interactions of pathogens within the body, the role of the human immune system and the consequences of infections. Students also explore advanced medical microbiology, studying particular health issues and the procedures involved in medical diagnostics, such as identifying pathogens using molecular techniques.
Applicants should either have a 2nd Class Honours degree in the cognate subjects of biomedical science; microbiology; molecular biology; biochemistry; physiology; pharmacology; or a clinically orientated course that contains a substantial biomedical science component, a 2nd Class Honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
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|City Campus||Leeds||LS1 3HE||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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