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Microbiology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Winnipeg, Canada
We offer a bachelor degree in Microbiology at the University of Manitoba. Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms: bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and algae.
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Overview

Programs provide a comprehensive study of modern microbiology ranging from environmental to medical to molecular microbiology. Many courses include laboratory components to develop skills in microbiological techniques. 

The Honours and cooperative work-study (co-op) programs provide experience in government, private sector and research laboratories. This bachelor program degree in Microbiology is available at the University of Manitoba. 

Professional opportunities

  • Researcher
  • Medical microbiology and public health
  • Microbial ecology
  • Biotechnology and industrial microbiology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Microbial molecular biology and molecular genetics
  • Medical microbiology
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Biochemistry of microorganisms
  • Applied microbiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    86

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Meet the general entrance requirement based on the country/curriculum of study; the requirements can be found below by clicking the regions or Common International Curricula which include the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the British patterned Education (GCE)
  • Meet program-specific requirements based on program(s) of choice

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16300 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16300 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4800 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4800 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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