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Microbiology with Professional Studies BSc (Hons)

Queen's University Belfast

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( 4.1) 1031 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C504
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 highly sought after in these fields. Viruses, bacteria and fungi play major roles in the diseases of man, animals and plants. Microbiologists have been central to their diagnosis and in combating such diseases through the discovery of effective therapies. ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
69th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
37th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
40th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Sandwich
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£16,000
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, November 2019

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

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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
97%
Chemistry
41%
Geography
32%
Mathematics
29%
History
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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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£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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£4,275 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£4,275 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£20,100 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Microbiology reviews

Microbiology
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Chloe
08 Jan 18
SR
Student Reviewer
10 Feb 17

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How Microbiology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 6 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 66%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,031 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 58%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

Queen's University Belfast

University Road Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT7 1NN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Balmoral   0.2 miles away

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