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Be at the forefront of scientific research in Microbiology. Understand microbes and their role in developing new medicines, tackling diseases and improving the environment.
At Northumbria, we offer MSc Microbiology as an individual discipline, giving you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and break new ground as a scientist.
Gain hands-on, immersive experience, in high tech facilities, working alongside leading academics. Advance your expertise in clinical and environmental microbiology, studying how viral and bacterial diseases work and how you can use microbes to create new medicines.
You’ll cover microbial taxonomy, bioinformatics and molecular biology, using bacteria and viruses to develop new technologies and substances through data analysis and genome sequencing.
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A minimum of a 2:2 honour degree in a science discipline, such as microbiology, cell biology or genetics, including completion of a final year scientific research project or module.
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