FdSc Applied Microbiology (Full-time) - 2019 Entry

Reasons to study Applied Microbiology

  • A practical degree focussing on applied techniques in microbiology.
  • Develop valuable employability skills and experience undertaking an industry based placement.
  • Undertake, extensive practical work in modern and well-equipped laboratories, developing skills and knowledge to enhance your employability.
UCAS Code: C500
Institution Code: S51
Start Date / End Date: September 2019 - June 2021
Duration: 2 years, full-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre Campus
2019 Tuition Fee: £7,750 per year
This degree will incur additional costs. See finance section for further details.
Entry Requirements: 96 UCAS Tariff points
Programme Specification: Download the programme specification
Course Contact: Paul Kowabnik
Telephone: 01744 623127
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Validated By:  University of Chester

Applied Microbiology is a laboratory-based science which closely studies and analyses the microorganisms that impact on the health of human beings, animals and plant life.

The Foundation degree in Applied Microbiology is one of only a few degrees in the country of its type, focusing on applied techniques in microbiology. It has been designed in consultation with local and regional employers in response to the changing needs of the industry. This degree provides in-depth knowledge and understanding of the fascinating world of bacteria and viruses, paying attention to microbes of medical importance.

Providing you with the opportunity to develop the academic knowledge needed to expertly engage with the practical and technical aspects of industry, whilst allowing you to develop the relevant analytical, transferable and work-based skills, the degree is designed as a clear avenue of entry to a range of career paths with the potential to progress into a range of fields, from Biotechnology and Medical Research to Bioterrorism and Climate Change.

Ref: Paul Kowabnik