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Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Microbiology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The course provides 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 you for a broad range of careers within industrial, commercial, government and environmental settings and further postgraduate study. You are introduced to some of the contemporary issues facing the industry and the course provides hands-on practical experience of both laboratory and bioinformatics techniques. Staff can 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. During the course, you have the opportunity to investigate diverse areas of microbiology which are of concern to the healthcare, environmental, ecological and biotechnological sectors. You also have the chance to undertake research in relation to medical, environmental or industrial microbiology, which can further enhance your knowledge, skills and many of our graduates choose to continue in research careers and begin PhDs or become research scientists (research assistants or technicians). Our scientists have obtained posts in universities, industry (including oil and gas), biotechnology and hospital diagnostic and pathology laboratories..

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 16 months | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

16 months

Start date

JAN-20

Modules

Investigate an area of engineering or science for an extended period through a research project or design project, working independently at a level recognised as at the forefront of the discipline. You develop key research skills, applying and creating your knowledge through keynote lectures and self-managed independent study. You will demonstrate your capacity for comprehensive and objective analysis, and for developing innovative and constructive proposals as a solution to the project topic. We support you through tutorials and/or one-to-one guidance but you require a high degree of autonomy.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,045

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an appropriate health-related undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification, appropriate to your area of study, and have access to an acceptable clinical placement.

Department profile

Explore research and practice-based design solutions that respond to the changing needs of society. Students across all design disciplines and those from other disciplines are challenged in developing innovative solutions to real-world scenarios. You have your own individual studio from the start with access to the latest facilities and skilled technicians plus access to a dedicated print room, media centre, soundproof recording studios,...more

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, top-notch forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. Teesside is investing an additional £300m...more