This course provides a solid foundation in microbiology, focusing on microbes and the diseases they cause. It allows you to specialise in your chosen field of interest. This is a highly applied course in which practical work plays a major role. The course has a strong emphasis on practical learning. You’ll be hands-on from day one with much of your work being carried out in some of the best laboratories in the UK. • • Why study Microbiology at Nottingham Trent University?• • • We've got satisfied students. In the latest National Student Survey (2017) 100% of our students would recommend studying here. • We have inspiring learning environments. You'll learn in some of the best teaching laboratories in the UK. • We’re delivering research with impact – Bioscience staff contribute to research activity in a number of areas. NTU has recently been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research – the highest award achievable. • We’re one of the top universities for offering placements. Our courses offer placement opportunities in the UK or abroad, giving you real-life experience employers are looking for, recent placements include NHS, GSK, 2 Sisters food group and AstraZeneca. • We’ve got an excellent employability record. Over 98% of NTU Bioscience graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving.