Microbiology (Direct entry Year 2 and Year 3) BSc (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Student rating
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( 4.1) 1178 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C510
Microbiology is the study of organisms that are too small to be seen by the naked eye but which have a profound effect on our lives.Microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, algae and protozoa can sometimes be harmful and cause infectious diseases. Others are beneficial and are exploited by biotechnology industries to produce food, alcoholic drinks and drugs.Until recently many clinicians thought of the diseases caused by microorganisms as largely being solved. This assessment was too ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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81st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
77th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
27th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

Microbiology and Cell Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Microbiology and Cell Science graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Microbiology and Cell Science graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, December 2019

Entry requirements
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A level
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Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£11,845 per year
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International Fees
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Latest Microbiology reviews

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Dion
19 Feb 19

Microbiology (Direct entry Year 2 and Year 3) BSc (Hons)

I have really enjoyed my time at GCU. I had my good and not so good moments, but I think university has taught me a lot...

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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,178 reviews

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Where you'll study

Glasgow Caledonian University

Cowcaddens Road Glasgow
Glasgow, City Of
G4 0BA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Glasgow Queen Street  0.1 miles away

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