You'll also discover how an understanding of a microbe’s ability to exist in diverse environments leads to applications that benefit humans and the environment.
This is a full-time course studied over four years and has a significant practical component. Most modules have laboratory classes giving you the opportunity to study with a hands-on approach.
You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions, field trips and through independent study. There may also be some opportunities to study abroad.
In the final year of the Honours degree, you will conduct your own project in one of our established and internationally recognised research teams.
Throughout this course you’ll develop transferable skills which will help you compete in the workplace, including problem solving, communication, organisational and presentation skills. You will also gain specialist skills in food, environmental and medical microbiology and biotechnology, in addition to a broad understanding of the biological sciences.
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