Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.
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|HESA Subject||Description||CUG Subject|
|Microbiology (C500)||The scientific study of micro-organisms encompassing major components of genetics and molecular biology. Includes bacteriology, virology, cell structure and function, and may include some immunology.||Biological Sciences|
|Applied microbiology (C510)||The study of topics in microbiology of commercial, environmental or social importance. Includes interactions between the environment and microbial systems, bioremediation and microbial diversity.||Biological Sciences|
|Medical & veterinary microbiology (C520)||The study of the interactions between micro-organisms and their hosts.||Biological Sciences|
|Medical microbiology (C521)||The study of the interactions between micro-organism and their human hosts.||Biological Sciences|
|Veterinary microbiology (C522)||The study of the interactions between micro-organisms and their animal hosts.||Biological Sciences|
|Bacteriology (C530)||The study of bacteria and bacterial diseases.||Biological Sciences|
|Virology (C540)||The study of viruses and viral diseases.||Biological Sciences|
|Immunology (C550)||The study of the immune system as a defence mechanism against infection.||Biological Sciences|
|Serology (C570)||The study of sera and blood-related products.||Biological Sciences|
|Microbiology not elsewhere classified (C590)||Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Microbiology categories. To be used sparingly.||Biological Sciences|