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Microbiology (including a Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Chester

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Course info

UCAS CODE C500
Microbiology concerns the study of the smallest, but most abundant, organisms on the planet.Course overviewMicroorganisms can cause a variety of diseases, and yet we could not survive without them. The microbiologist has a major influence on the production of many foods and drinks – in production of fermentation products and the prevention of food spoilage. During this course, you will learn how these fascinating organisms have such a vital role in our lives.Why study this course with us?We use ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
20th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
94th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
72nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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 - 88 = 12% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Microbiology and Cell Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
85%
Chemistry
38%
Psychology
34%
Mathematics
20%
Geography
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 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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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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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£9,250 per year
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EU Fees
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Microbiology reviews

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Microbiology BSc (Hons)

Very good. I really enjoy my course and have a great accommodation. I’ve received lots of support from the university...

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How Microbiology students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 7 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 29%
3 star 14%
2 star 0%
1 star 14%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,579 reviews

5 star 44%
4 star 42%
3 star 11%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Chester
CompUniGuide ranking
94th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Originally based on one campus in Chester, the University of Chester offers a broad range of high quality single and combined honours undergraduate degrees across a number of specialist sites. Across each site, they seek to provide an immersive subject experience, where you can benefit from dedicated professionals, like-minded students, and industry-standard equipment, all on one site. The University scored 86% overall satisfaction on the 2019 National Student Survey, which was above the sector-wide average. The University of Chester describes itself as an open, inclusive and supportive University, committed to creating an inspiring learning experience, and supporting students to reach their full potential.

Where you'll study

University of Chester

Parkgate Road Chester
Cheshire
CH1 4BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bache  0.5 miles away

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