University of Chester

Microbiology University of Chester Degree level: Undergraduate

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Microbiology concerns the study of the smallest organisms on the planet. Although small, these organisms have a vital role in health, food and the environment. The microbiologist has a major influence on the production of many foods and drinks both in production of fermentation products and the prevention of food spoilage. During this course you will learn how these fascinating organisms are able to have such a vital role in all aspects of our lives.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Each module is usually assessed through: examination and course work. The proportion will vary between modules, and the coursework may comprise of a written report, a case study, a literature review, a poster or an oral presentation.

The research dissertation will be assessed by the submission of a 4,000 word research paper.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C501
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BCC - BBC To include A-level Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry or Science
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM BTEC Applied Science considered
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE (Science) Diploma, with 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 must be awarded at Merit, 15 of which must be in Biology
Scottish Higher BBBB To include Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry or Science
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points To include 5 or above in HL Chemistry or HL Biology
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3 To include Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry or Science

A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions

01244 511000

Fax: 01244 511300