Taught course

Microbiology

Institution
University of Lincoln · School of Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree in a relevant subject.

Your undergraduate background may be in a wide range of Science subjects including, but not limited to, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Bioveterinary Science, Forensic Science or Microbiology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Microbiology aims to equip graduates with the advanced knowledge and skills required to embark on further research or employment in industries striving to solve major global challenges such as antibiotic resistance and the providence of clean drinking water.

This programme is designed to provide the theoretical knowledge, understanding and practical skills to ensure a solid grounding in core and applied microbiology, along with the transferable skills which are essential to enhance your employability options. This aims to prepare graduates for a broad range of careers within industrial, commercial, government and environmental settings and further postgraduate study.

During the course, you will have the opportunity to investigate diverse areas of microbiology which are of concern to the healthcare, environmental, ecological and biotechnological sectors. You will also have the chance to undertake research in relation to medical, environmental or industrial microbiology, which can further enhance your knowledge, skills and career options.
Staff offer expertise in medical, industrial and environmental microbiology, molecular, cell and system biology, recombinant DNA technology, protein biochemistry, structural biology, fermentation, bioengineering and many other areas. In addition to this, students can also hear from external guest speakers from industry and other schools within the University.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Clare Miller
Email
cmiller@lincoln.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1522 83 7364