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Full time & Part time September, January MSc 12 Months Full Time or 24 Months Part Time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Microbiology MSc programme at the University of Aberdeen. This comprehensive course is meticulously crafted to elevate your research and practical skills, equipping you with cutting-edge knowledge in microbiology. Delve into a diverse curriculum covering topics such as microbiology, bioinformatics, and host-pathogen interactions, guided by world-renowned researchers including the esteemed Aberdeen Fungal Group. Upon completion, you will possess a profound understanding of microbiological principles, ready to make impactful contributions in academic and health settings. The programme's structure offers a blend of theoretical learning and hands-on research experience, culminating in a Masters Research Project. With entry requirements including a second-class Honours degree in Microbiology or a related field, this programme is tailored for aspiring microbiologists seeking to enhance their career prospects. Immerse yourself in a vibrant research community, access cutting-edge facilities, and elevate your employability as a microbiologist at the University of Aberdeen.

About the course

Designed to develop both your research and practical skills, our MSc in Microbiology will enhance your academic knowledge of the latest advances in microbiology and improve your employability and career prospects. You will study a wide-ranging curriculum describing some of the latest advances in microbiology including courses on microbiology, applied statistics, bioinformatics, regulation of microbial adaptation and host-pathogen interactions in infection and disease. You will have opportunities to learn from world renowned researchers and upon completion of the programme you will have a good understanding of the general principles of microbiology and an ability to apply knowledge in both academic and health contexts.

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Entry Requirements

A second class Honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent qualification in Microbiology or other biological science degree is required for entry onto this programme.

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Value of Scholarship(s)

£2000

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to self funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, Malaysia and African countries

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Value of Scholarship(s)

20%

Eligibility

A 20% discount for Aberdeen graduates who want to study a postgraduate degree. It applies to the full cost of taught postgraduate programmes and one year of a full time research programme.

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Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

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