601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Microbiology and Molecular Biology (Sandwich) - Manchester Metropolitan University

Explore a fascinating area of biology: a microscopic world inhabited by single-celled organisms which drives all other facets of the natural world. While rooted in the fundamental theories of biological science, our Microbiology and Molecular Biology degree is also designed with practical applications in mind. As you progress, you’ll find a real emphasis on the environmental, industrial, clinical and research applications of molecular biology techniques, with a particular focus on next-generation DNA research technology. Study Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Manchester Met and you’ll learn about how biomolecules enable cells to function, the genetics of microorganisms, biotechnology and environmental microbiology. It’s a course that also offers the flexibility to explore specialist aspects within the subject as you progress, with the opportunity to specialise in areas like molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics and microbial ecology. Along the way, you’ll develop a valuable set of skills in our laboratories, with an emphasis on how to apply the tools and techniques within biotechnological, medical and environmental microbiology. **FEATURES AND BENEFITS:** - Take the four-year route, spending a year studying abroad in Europe, North America or Australia, or boosting your career prospects with a 12-month placement. - Learn in specialist laboratories, including our dedicated microbiology and cell/molecular biology labs, DNA-sequencing lab and industry standard analytical suite, all giving you hands-on experience of advanced analysis techniques. - Develop practical skills in the field, both in the UK and overseas. - Emphasis on the environmental, industrial, clinical and research applications of cells and molecules. - Flexibility to focus on selected aspects of microbiology and molecular biology according to your special interests.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom