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Microbiology

Athlone Institute of Technology

48 months
Duration
10000 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

Microbiology at Athlone Institute of Technology is the study of microscopic organisms, known as micro-organisms or microbes, that are usually invisible to the naked eye, including bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses and prions. These microbes are critical to all aspects of life on our planet. 

Overview

Microbiology at Athlone Institute of Technology is diverse which is reflected in sub-disciplines such as Medical, Environmental, Food and Industrial Microbiology. Several modern scientific disciplines including Genetic Engineering, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Microbial Biotechnology, Immunology and Molecular Biology originated from classical microbiology and therefore form an integral part of the teaching and research of Microbiology in AIT. 

Learning outcomes

An industrial placement during the third year of the course provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience and establish direct links with industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics for Scientists, 
  • Biology for Microbiologists, 
  • Physics, 
  • Chemistry, 
  • Learning and Development for Higher Education in Microbiology, 
  • Information Technology for Scientists

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • EEA students deadline: 1 February

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
60

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade H5 in two higher- level subjects, Grade 05 in Mathematics at ordinary level, plus three subjects at Grade O6 at ordinary level. Subjects to include a language (English or Irish).
  • Any major QQI award with three distinctions and a pass in C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C2017 or Leaving Certificate Maths at O6/H7.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Free Fees:

  • Be a first time undergraduates 
  • Hold EU Nationality 

Living costs for Athlone

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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