Specialisation

Major - Microbiology

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3099.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

3675.4 Bachelor of Science
3676.4 Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
3677.2 Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)
3678.2 Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)
6004.1 Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Science

Microorganisms impact on all aspects of our lives. A major in microbiology will equip students with the skills and knowledge of microbiology and molecular microbiology relevant to employment in research laboratories and industries including biotechnology companies, medical and environmental laboratories, food, wine and pharmaceutical companies, quality assurance and scientific sales. The major, which includes the study of bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses and their roles in medicine, industry and the environment, will also provide a foundation for research at Honours and postgraduate levels.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Oliver Morton
Hawkesbury Campus Internal Dr Oliver Morton
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Oliver Morton

Major Structure

Students must complete eight units as follows

Level 2

300936 Functional Proteins and Genes
300833 Microbiology 1
300896 Microbiology 2
300817 Molecular Biology

Level 3

Choose four of

300905 Advanced Immunology
300866 Analytical Microbiology
300883 Laboratory Quality Management
300826 Medical Microbiology
300924 Science Research Project


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