FdSc Applied Microbiology (Part-time) - 2019 Entry

Reasons to study Applied Microbiology

  • One of only few courses in the country of its type in the field of Microbiology with a focus on classical mycology.
  • Develop valuable employability skills and experience with the opportunity to undertake a placement in industry.
  • Undertake, extensive practical work in modern and wellequipped laboratories, developing skills to enhance your employability.
Start and End Date: September 2019 - June 2023
Duration: 4 years, part-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre
2019 Tuition Fee: £4,500 per year
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

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.

Our foundation degree in Applied Microbiology is one of only a few courses in the country of its type, in the field of Microbiology with a focus on classical mycology. It has been designed in consultation with local and regional employers and in response to the changing needs of the industry. This course provides an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the fascinating world of bacteria and viruses, paying attention to microbes of medical importance.

It will provide you with the opportunity to develop the academic knowledge needed to expertly engage with the practical and technical aspects of this 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 and further study.

Ref: Paul Kowabnik