Microbiology with Professional Studies

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Microbiology with Professional Studies
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code C505
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

Expand+The deadline for undergraduate and conservatoire is now 18:00 (UK time) on 29 January 2021

See this link for further information: https://www.ucas.com/corporate/news-and-key-documents/news/ucas-extends-january-deadline-all-applicants

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Duration 5 years.

Contact Teaching Times
Large Group Teaching
12 (hours maximum)
Typically around 9 hours teaching [3 hours for each subject/module studied – see later information on course content] and 3 hours practical every two weeks for each subject/module.

Personal Study
28 (hours maximum)
For private study and writing assignments each week.
Qualification Letters MSci (Hons)
Entry Requirements

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A level requirements
AAB including Biology and at least one from Chemistry (preferred), Geography, Mathematics or Physics + GCSE Chemistry grade B/6 or GCSE Double Award Science grades BB/6,6 + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4

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Expand+Learning and Teaching
At Queen’s, we aim to deliver a high quality learning environment that embeds intellectual curiosity, innovation and best practice in learning. On the MSci in Microbiology with Professional Studies we do this by providing a r...

Course Content

Microbiology is the study of bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa and viruses, and is of immense importance in relation to the environment, agriculture and food, biomedical sciences and biotechnology. Graduates in Microbiology are therefore hig...

Subjects Taught

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• Molecular Basis of Life (core)
• Fundamentals of Chemistry (optional)
• Structure, Reactivity and Mechanism in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry (optional)
• The World of Microorganisms (core)
• Biodiversity (optional)
• E...

Assessment Method The way in which you are assessed will vary according to the Learning outcomes of each module. Details of how each module is assessed are shown in the Student Handbook which is provided to all students during their first year induction.

Some modules are assessed solely through project work or written assignments.

Others are assessed through a combination of coursework and end of semester examinations.
Careers or Further Progression

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Microbiology is an interdisciplinary subject with key links to the other Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering and Medicine. Graduates are qualified to take up both scientific and non-...

Further Enquiries Admissions
Tel: 028 9097 3838
Fax: 028 9097 5151
Email address: admissions@qub.ac.uk
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