Microbiology

Master

In London

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Master

  • Location

    London

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate advance knowledge of: Bacterial biochemistry, physiology and taxonomy. Fungal biochemistry, physiology and taxonomy. Plant pathology. Bacterial disease. Molecular biology relevant to the understanding of microbiological research and development. The commercial and industrial aspects of microbiology. Parasitology and virology implications in human disease. The use of statistical methods in analysing data.
Suitable for: Designed for people who want to learn about the nature of microbes and how to work with them. Also suitable for microbiologists who want to update and expand their knowledge.

Facilities

Location

Starts

London
See map
Malet Street, WC1E 7HX

Starts

On request

To take into account

* Second-class honours degree in a science-based subject, or equivalent. * Other professional qualifications and relevant work experience also taken into account.

Questions & Answers

Ask a question and other users will answer you

Who do you want to respond to your question/enquiry?

We will only publish your name and question

Course programme

MSc Microbiology

Part-Time Programme

Why study this course at Birkbeck?

Department awarded the highest grading for quality of teaching and learning in the latest Quality Assurance Agency assessment.

You will be introduced to the wide variety of micro-organisms present in the world - in particular, bacteria, fungi and parasites - and will learn how to handle, examine and study the interrelationships of these micro-organisms with plants and animals.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate advance knowledge of:

  • Bacterial biochemistry, physiology and taxonomy.
  • Fungal biochemistry, physiology and taxonomy.
  • Plant pathology.
  • Bacterial disease.
  • Molecular biology relevant to the understanding of microbiological research and development.
  • The commercial and industrial aspects of microbiology.
  • Parasitology and virology implications in human disease.
  • The use of statistical methods in analysing data.
  • Key analytical techniques including but not restricted to electrophoresis, chromatography and spectroscopy.
  • Aseptic technique.

Microbiology

Price on request