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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The study of Microbiology at the University of Leeds requires expertise in a range of areas, such as immunology, genetics, biochemistry and cell biology, which we'll train you in throughout your degree.On our undergraduate degree, you’ll study a range of microbiological topics affecting humanity today, such as bacterial resistance to antibiotics, use of microbes in biotechnology for food production and agriculture, and how microbes cause disease.Microbiology is the study of living organisms that are too small to be visible with the naked eye, including bacteria, fungi and viruses. You will be able to make an impact with this degree as these microbes are key to our understanding of life on this planet – from human and animal disease, to better food production and microbial involvement in global cycles.**Course highlights:**- Microbiology achieved 100% student satisfaction (NSS 2019).- Microbiology achieved 100% graduate prospects (DLHE).- An opportunity to study disciplines complementary to microbiology such as biochemistry and genetics.- A wide range of research-led optional modules including applied biology and agriculture, introduction to pharmacology, chemotherapy and the power of genomics.- Extensive training opportunities in microbiological and molecular techniques – essential for careers in scientific research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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24,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - AAA

Including Biology or Chemistry and another science or science-related subject. Critical Thinking and General Studies excluded.We accept the following: • Science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics. • Science-related subjects: PE, geography, use of mathematics, psychology, statistics, geology and computing.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.GCSE: Grade 6 (B) or abov


University information

University of Leeds

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  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 69%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%



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