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Course summary

In your first year you will gain a broad understanding of biomedical science and take units in microbiology and diseases caused by microorganisms. In addition to learning about the immune system, you will also study pathology and biochemistry. In year two you will study the cellular and molecular basis of human diseases caused by microorganisms, such as shigella and tuberculosis, and viruses including SARS-CoV-2. As well as learning about the immune response to a variety of infectious microbes, you will investigate how bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance. Our eBiolabs online resources will help you prepare for practical laboratory sessions in the first and second year. In your final year you will take infection units and an optional unit. You will also undertake a research project or scientific dissertation working in a research or teaching laboratory within the Biomedical Sciences Building or in one of the hospitals. Your work may even be published in scientific literature. The four-year BSc Medical Microbiology with Study in Industry is available via transfer after securing a placement during your second year.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C521
Institution code:
B78
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate: 80% overall, with 8.0 in Chemistry and another core science/mathematics subject. Core science/mathematics subjects include: Physics, Biology, Human Biology, Mathematics and Further Mathematics.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2023/cellular-molecular/bsc-medical-microbiology/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
59%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
93%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £29000 Year 1
International £29000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Medical Microbiology at University of Bristol - UCAS