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Microbiology with Entrepreneurship BSc (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: C507

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Microbiology with Entrepreneurship course will enable you to combine science with business skills - a key driver of employability. This course involves the study of microorganisms with particular emphasis on the biology of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoan parasites.Microbiologists are needed to do the research required to battle against infectious diseases worldwide, understanding the environmental importance of microbes and to exploit them for food production, biotechnological and industrial applications.The main focus of our course is the pathogenic potential of the organisms that cause disease in man. You will also cover aspects of the biochemistry, physiology and genetics of microorganisms.You will spend your first year learning fundamental concepts before specialising in microbiology topics in your later years.The entrepreneurship units will be offered via the Masood (Manchester) Enterprise Centre (MEC)of the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University, exposing you to key learning in business innovation. The course also includes a year in industry on a research or business placement. Our course has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology , which recognises academic excellence in the biosciences and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB - AAA

Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A-level taken. Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive. We require grades AAA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths (the Hard Sciences). You must have a minimum of grades AB in at least two Hard Sciences and pass the practical assessments in these subjects. If your grad

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

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    12th out of 100 5

    14th out of 122 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    165 75%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    52nd

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    167 79%

    15th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    65th

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