UG extended degree in Microbiology with Professional Studies. Microbiology is the study of bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa and viruses, and is of immense importance in relation to the environment, agriculture and food, biomedical sciences and biotechnology. Graduates in Microbiology are therefore highly sought after in these fields. Microbiology is very central to many aspects of the biological sciences, from pure research to diverse industrial, medical and environmental applications. Microorganisms play major roles in the diseases of man, animals and plants. Microbiologists have been central to their diagnosis and in combating such diseases through the discovery of effective therapies. Microorganisms also play a central role in the biosphere, through global environmental processes and recycling of elements and waste products. In biotechnology and synthetic biology, microbes are also crucial in the manufacture of beverages, pharmaceuticals, biofuels and many other useful products.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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For information on international qualification equivalents, please check the specific information for your country at: http://www.qub.ac.uk/International/International-students/Your-Country/
GCSE Mathematics and Biology at grade C or better + GCSE Chemistry at grade B or better. GCSE Double Award Science grades BB acceptable in lieu of GCSE Biology and Chemistry. Scottish National 5 Mathematics and Biology at grade C or better + Scottish National 5 Chemistry at grade B or better.
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