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BSc Medical Microbiology (C521)

Course overview

BSc Medical Microbiology (C521)

Typical offer

A-level standard offer: AAB

A-level contextual offer: BBB

See entry requirements for full details and eligibility.

Course duration

3 year(s) full-time

Part-time study is not available for this course

Application method

Full-time: UCAS

Intercalation

Current medical, dental or veterinary science students can apply for entry onto the third year of this course.

Fees

£9,250 per year, home students

£29,000 per year, international students

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Location

Clifton campus

In your first year you will gain a broad understanding of biomedical science and take units in microbiology and diseases caused by microorganisms. In addition to learning about the immune system, you will also study pathology and biochemistry.

In year two you will study the cellular and molecular basis of human diseases caused by microorganisms, such as shigella and tuberculosis, and viruses including SARS-CoV-2. As well as learning about the immune response to a variety of infectious microbes, you will investigate how bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance.

Our eBiolabs online resources will help you prepare for practical laboratory sessions in the first and second year.

In your final year you will take infection units and an optional unit. You will also undertake a research project or scientific dissertation working in a research or teaching laboratory within the Biomedical Sciences Building or in one of the hospitals. Your work may even be published in scientific literature.

The four-year BSc Medical Microbiology with Study in Industry is available via transfer after securing a placement during your second year.

Course structure

Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.

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Entry requirements

We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirements

No specific subjects required.

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English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to have one of the following:

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