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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Microbiologists play an important role in helping to prevent disease, develop new treatments, clean up the environment, and keep food safe. Using our £5 million Super Lab you'll find out how to use microbes in the development of vaccines and medicines. Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, our degree has been independently assessed. As an accredited degree, you'll learn how to work with level 2 pathogens safely. These are biological agents that can cause disease such as Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria and Salmonella. You'll develop your laboratory skills and learn: - sterile technique - how to identify bacteria (including pathogenic bacteria) - how to grow and characterise bacteria in the laboratory - the mechanisms of anti-microbial resistance - how to detect and count viruses - gene analysis and cloning As active researchers, our teaching is shaped by the latest thinking. Academic mentors will support you on a one-to-one basis in your final year research project. Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here: - industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three - study abroad - options include Australia, Canada, or Europe - computer Science year - use algorithms to analyse complex data and apply this to your course

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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A level : ABB - AAB

at least two science-based subjects at A level (biology and chemistry preferred, but can include maths and geography) and an additional A level or equivalent. A pass is required in science practicals where taken.Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies not accepted.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16

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