University of Bath

University of Bath

Molecular Microbiology

The programme concentrates on understanding the molecular principles underlying the biology of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and yeasts. In particular we study gene expression and regulation, gene transfer, genome structure, epidemiology, cell communication, and pathogenicity and virulence factors.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: infection and immunity; bacteriology; virology; microbial genetics; topics in environmental plant virology; microbial pathogenicity; plant microorganism interactions; structural biology in biotechnology and medicine; microbial evolution (from the laboratory to nature); molecular evolution and phylogenetics; pathogenesis and immune evasion by microbes; molecular biology of microbial adaptation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 19,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Science Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01225 383410