Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Microbiology

Want to be at the forefront of scientific research into microbes and their role in developing new medicines, tackling diseases and improving the environment? At Northumbria, we offer Microbiology as an individual discipline, giving you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and break new ground as a scientist. Gain hands-on, immersive experience, in high tech facilities, working alongside leading academics. Advance your expertise in clinical and environmental microbiology, studying how viral and bacterial diseases work and how you can use microbes to create new medicines. You'll cover microbial taxonomy, bioinformatics and molecular biology, using bacteria and viruses to develop new technologies and substances through data analysis and genome sequencing. With opportunities to develop your theoretical knowledge, advance your own research, and increase your profile through articles and publications, this course equips you for further PhD study or for a career in microbiology.

Course modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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Key information

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Admissions Office
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01912274444