Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Molecular Microbiology

This course aims to provide students with a strong grounding in microbial genetics and molecular biology, through the exploration of microbial structure, physiology, and behaviour at the molecular level. This course can be studied to PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Masters level.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or higher qualification in a biological or equivalent subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project. Appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5. Master of Research - MRes: A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or higher qualification in a biological subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project. Appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

MSc: Research Methods and Bioethics; Molecular Microbiology; Medical Microbiology; Business and Enterprise; Microbial Diagnostics; Techniques in Macromolecular Analysis; Research Project. Master of Research - MRes: Core modules: Research Methods and Bioethics; Research Project; Molecular Microbiology. Optional modules: Microbial Diagnostics; Medical Microbiology.

Assessment methods

MSc: You will be assessed by a variety of methods including: research project, written assignment, case studies, poster and oral presentations, laboratory reports, in-class tests and a skills portfolio. Master of Research - MRes: Written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, examinations and a research project.

Sponsorship information

Visit www.ntu.ac.uk/satscholarships for more information on our scholarships and bursaries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2019 13,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2019 3,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2019 15,285 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2019 9,185 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2019 15,885 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2019 9,385 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 8,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2020 15,885 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2020 9,385 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 13,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time January 2019 3,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2020 8,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2020 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time January 2020 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus NG11 8NS East Midlands

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Key information

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