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Microbiology degrees in Finland

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Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Microbiology in Finland

Study a Microbiology degree in Finland in 2024

Microbiology encompasses the study of microorganisms, such as algae, bacteria, fungi, moulds and viruses. There are several sub-disciplines within the field of microbiology, including bacteriology, virology and immunology, among others. As a microbiologist you could be responsible for the development of new medicines, tracking the emergence of new diseases, or studying the increase of antibiotic resistance.

Graduates of a degree in microbiology have a wide range of career opportunities available to them. These include biomedical scientist, food technologist, marine biologist, immunologist, pharmacologist and laboratory technician, as well as many others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical laboratory sessions. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Pathology and Medicine
  • Animal Infectious Diseases
  • Haematology

Study in Finland

With a diverse and rich culture, Finland has a reputation for prioritising higher education. The country boasts the highest rate of students choosing to go into higher education, and all teachers in Finland have to have at least a Master's degree. This not only displays how seriously the Finnish take their education system, but also demonstrates the high quality of teaching you will have access to as an international student studying in Finland.

See our detailed guide to studying in Finland for international students.

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