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Masters Degrees in Microbiology in the Netherlands

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Study a Microbiology Masters degree in the Netherlands 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 masters 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 lectures and seminars, as well as practical laboratory sessions. Modules you study might include:

  • Evolution and Diversity
  • Plant Immunity
  • Genes, Genomes and Chromosomes
  • Global Epidemics
  • Omic Technologies

Study in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a great choice for international students, as it has a very large international population that would be ready to make any new international students feel at home. The Netherlands was also one of the first non-native English speaking countries to offer courses taught in English to international students. The Dutch people have a long standing reputation of being tolerant and open minded, meaning you will feel welcomed and comfortable as soon as you arrive in the country.

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