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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Birkbeck, University of London

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Our MSc Microbiology is a research-based degree, providing you with essential training in scientific research methodology and data analysis, as well as specific scientific techniques appropriate to the research microbiologist.

The programme draws from the Department of Biological Sciences' research strengths and expertise in cell biology of infectious diseases, host-parasite relationships and drug discovery across a wide range of infectious pathogens/bacteriology and parasitology. You will undertake a research project in the laboratories of internationally recognised researchers.

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY

Graduates go on to careers in the NHS or wider health sector, including laboratory-based positions, or in public health settings. Possible professions include microbiologist, biomedical scientist, or research scientist (life sciences). This degree can also be useful in becoming a clinical research associate, science writer, higher education lecturer, or scientific laboratory technician.

We offer a comprehensive Careers Service to help you advance your career, while our in-house, professional recruitment consultancy, Birkbeck Talent, works with London’s top employers to help you gain work experience that fits in with your evening studies.

Tuition fees

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£ 8,010per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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