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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**Surrey is one of the UK’s leading universities for biological sciences, with our courses ranked 8th in the Guardian University Guide 2020.This incredibly comprehensive modular course allows you to gain a solid grounding right across the breadth of the subject, including microbial physiology and genetics, biotechnology, infectious disease, systems biology and immunology.Our BSc (Hons) Microbiology course has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.**What you will study**Microbiology is the study of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa. These agents have a huge impact on human health and disease, the environment, the food industry and the pharmaceutical and chemicals industries. Our understanding of their importance continues to grow as microbiologists apply techniques such as genome sequencing and systems biology in their research.From discoveries about the influence of the microbiome on our health, to emerging disease threats and the increase of antibiotic resistance, microbiology is a dynamic discipline and the course is regularly updated to reflect the industry-relevant research topics.This course is flexible, letting you select from a range of biosciences modules so you can supplement your microbiology knowledge with related disciplines such as pathology, food science and pharmacology.Our range of teaching and assessment methods, alongside state-of-the-art facilities, will give you a range of skills to prepare you for employment in academia, industry and government.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BBB

Overall: BBBWe do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.Required subjects: Biology or Chemistry and a second science or MathematicsApplicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
38% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 103 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    149 65%

    30th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    76th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    56th

    42

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