Microbiology at University of Cumbria - UCAS

Microbiology

University of Cumbria

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Microbiology is the study of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa all of which have an impact on human health, the environment, food and pharmaceutical industries. Micro-organisms may be both harmful or beneficial and our understanding of their importance continues to grow through advancements such as genome sequencing. Micro-organisms affect every aspect of life on Earth. Whether you’re fascinated by the genetics of microbial resistance or aspire to make advances in the fight against disease, our Microbiology course offers you the chance to study and research topical, worldwide issues preparing you for a rewarding career as a Microbiologist. Why Choose University of Cumbria

  • Study in our new £3.5 million state-of-the-art labs to gain the practical skills employers demand
  • Boost your employability by planning and conducting experiments independently
  • Taught by academic staff passionate about their field and involved in research, which will keep you informed with the latest microbiological developments
  • Small class sizes so we get to know you and can closely guide and support you
  • Flexible modules enable you to carve the course to suit your intended career path
  • Learn and study genetics, their patterns of inheritance and mutations
  • We aim to boost your knowledge and research of topical issues affecting individuals worldwide
  • Access to journals and research papers, keeping your learning up-to-date
Graduate destinations You'll be ideally suited for work in the food, water, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries. The skills you learn will prove invaluable for careers in hospitals, government laboratories or teaching, as well as more generally in finance, IT and management.

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Application deadlines

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15 January

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Course codeC500
Institution code C99
Campus nameCarlisle - Fusehill Street
Campus codeF

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 points Must include an A Level in Biology
A level CCC - BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM - DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits M: 21 credits Must pass all 60 credits, 45 graded at Level 3
Scottish Higher BBCC - AABB

GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at Grade C/4 or above


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Microbiology at University of Cumbria - UCAS