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Microbiology and Molecular Biology with Study Abroad BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore a fascinating area of biology: a microscopic world inhabited by single-celled organisms which drives all other facets of the natural world. While rooted in the fundamental theories of biological science, our Microbiology and Molecular Biology degree is also designed with practical applications in mind. As you progress, you’ll find a real emphasis on the environmental, industrial, clinical and research applications of molecular biology techniques, with a particular focus on next-generation DNA research technology.Study Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Manchester Met and you’ll learn about how biomolecules enable cells to function, the genetics of microorganisms, biotechnology and environmental microbiology. It’s a course that also offers the flexibility to explore specialist aspects within the subject as you progress, with the opportunity to specialise in areas like molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics and microbial ecology.Along the way, you’ll develop a valuable set of skills in our laboratories, with an emphasis on how to apply the tools and techniques within biotechnological, medical and environmental microbiology.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS:**- You can take the four-year route, spending a year studying abroad in Europe, North America or Australia, or boosting your career prospects with a 9-12 month placement.- Learn in specialist laboratories, including our dedicated microbiology and cell/molecular biology labs, DNA-sequencing lab and industry standard analytical suite, all giving you hands-on experience of advanced analysis techniques.- Develop practical skills in the field, both in the UK and overseas.- Emphasis on the environmental, industrial, clinical and research applications of cells and molecules.- Flexibility to focus on selected aspects of microbiology and molecular biology according to your special interests.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BCC - BBC

To include grade C in Biology (including a Pass in A level Biology Practical). General Studies not accepted.

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    126 55%

    53rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    79th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    19

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