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Microbiology MBiol

Aberystwyth University

Student rating
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( 4.4) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE C509
Microbiologists study bacteria, fungi, and viruses, and their role in infectious diseases, humans, other animals and plants. You will also learn how microorganisms contribute to environmental nutrient cycling, brewing, food, and biotechnology industries, as you develop the scientific and analytical skills demanded in a broad range of professions. You will be taught by passionate teaching staff who conduct research in all areas of microbiology and have access to our fantastic bio-imaging and ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
19th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
53rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
49th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
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
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
£17,000
UK Microbiology and Cell Science graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
88%
Chemistry
41%
Mathematics
24%
Geography
24%
Psychology
21%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,000 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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£9,000 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 Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
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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£9,000 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£17,525 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£17,525 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Microbiology reviews

Microbiology
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24 Feb 22
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24 Feb 22

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How Microbiology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 16 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 44%
3 star 18%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 2,358 reviews

5 star 56%
4 star 35%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Aberystwyth University
CUG ranking
53rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Aberystwyth University(Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is located on the beautiful coast of mid-Wales, surrounded by breath-taking scenery of rolling hills and sea. The university, part of the local town affectionately known as “Aber”, forms a vibrant cosmopolitan cultural hub. This beautiful town offers some of the most picturesque views in Wales. Whatever a student’s interest, they will find plenty of activities and services in the town of Aberystwyth. It benefits from a number of stunning beaches and coastlines within easy reach, and the Cambrian Mountains offer an endless array of outdoor pursuits. There’s no beauty quite like the beauty of Aberystwyth. Students love its location and social life, while it’s internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and research.

Where you'll study

Aberystwyth University

Penglais Campus Penglais Road Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberystwyth  0.4 miles away

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