36 months
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25900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

In your first year of the Medical Microbiology course from University of Bristol you will gain a broad understanding of biomedical science and take units in microbiology and diseases caused by microorganisms. In addition to learning about the immune system, you will also study pathology and biochemistry. 

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Overview

In year two of the Medical Microbiology course from University of Bristol , you will study the cellular and molecular basis of human diseases caused by microorganisms, such as shigella and tuberculosis, and viruses. As well as learning about the immune response to a variety of infectious microbes, you will investigate how bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance.

Our eBiolabs online resources will help you prepare for practical laboratory sessions in the first and second year.

Outcome

In your final year you will take three infection units and an optional unit. You will also undertake a research project or scientific dissertation working in a research group either within the School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine or in one of the surrounding hospitals. Your work may even be published in scientific literature.

The four-year BSc Medical Microbiology with Study in Industry is available via transfer after securing a placement during your second year.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Molecular Microbiology  
  • Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases  
  • Normal and Tumour Cells
  • Disease and Defence 
  • Biochemistry: Cellular Composition  
  • Biochemistry: Cellular Processes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • AAB including Chemistry and another core science/mathematics subject
  • 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6, 5 (in any order) at Higher Level in Chemistry and another core science/mathematics subject
  • Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B and M3 is C
Access to HE Diploma in Science, Biomedical/ Medical/ Health Science or Psychology (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include:
  • at least 21 credits at Distinction and 24 at Merit or above; and
  • at least 12 credits (with 9 at Distinction) from Chemistry units and at least 12 credits (with 9 at Distinction) from units in another science

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU students: £25900  per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9250 per year

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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