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BSc (Hons) Microbiology

Glasgow Caledonian University
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Course UCAS code: C510
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
A wide variety of industries rely upon the specialist skills of the microbiologist. Hence graduates enjoy career opportunities in such diverse fields as healthcare, food and water industries, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and research, both government and academic. The Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences has an excellent teaching and research record. It combines a friendly learning environment with state-of-the-art facilities. It offers a range of support tailored to individual needs where necessary, including "open door" access. Major emphasis is placed upon laboratory work throughout the programme. This enhances your learning, by linking theory with practice, giving you the lab skills which employers seek.
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The abilities of our students are developed throughout the programme from first year onwards; initially students are introduced to a whole range of skills, including computer competence, laboratory and Assessment Methods. Assessment methods are designed to produce graduates with a balanced knowledge and understanding of all branches of the subject and to allow our students to become enquiring, independent learners exhibiting high levels of professionalism. Half of our assessment is practically based, providing hands-on laboratory skills and experience of data handling and presentation which not only makes our programme distinctive but also attractive to employers seeking to find graduates with the necessary skills and competencies.
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15 January

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Glasgow was incredible, I was genuinely surprised when I arrived here. Don’t believe the hype, Glasgow is a bustling metropolis with loads of amazing bars, coffee shops and markets (The Barras is a godsend for decorating your flat) to whittle down your student loan. Caledonian is also a lovely university – I was seriously impressed by their support services, they were very accommodating and helped me out with bursaries and applying for various schemes. They were really dedicated to making sure I was able to achieve my degree with the minimum of financial and health stresses, and I’m very grateful!

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Enquiries:
Tel. 0141 331 8630
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Office:
Tel. 0141 331 8630
Email. [email protected]

Enquiries:
Tel. 0141 331 8630
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Office:
Tel. 0141 331 8630
Email. [email protected]

 
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