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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time, sandwich

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

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About Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Faculty of Science and Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University

Explore a fascinating area of biology: a microscopic world inhabited by single-celled organisms which drives all other facets of the natural world. While rooted in the fundamental theories of biological science, our Microbiology and Molecular Biology degree is also designed with practical applications in mind. As you progress, you'll find a real emphasis on the environmental, industrial, clinical and research applications of molecular biology techniques, including next-generation DNA sequencing technology.

Study Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Manchester Met and you'll learn about how biomolecules enable cells to function, the genetics of microorganisms, biotechnology and environmental microbiology. You will explore specialist aspects within the subject as you progress, with the opportunity to specialise in areas like molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics and microbial ecology.

Along the way, you'll develop a valuable set of skills in our laboratories, with an emphasis on how to apply the tools and techniques within biotechnological, medical and environmental microbiology.

Our Microbiology and Molecular Biology degree also provides the option of spending an extra year expanding your horizons, either studying with one of our partner universities overseas, or working on a placement with a business or non-governmental organisation.

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-time, SandwichHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE POINTS

26 IB Diploma Points including HL 5 in Biology

IELTS SCORE REQUIRED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

6.0 overall with no individual element below 5.5

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

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