Want to know how to detect the microorganisms that cause diseases and spoilage? The Microbiology major prepares you for careers in this interesting and dynamic field.
Microbiology is the study of living organisms and infectious agents that can't be seen by the naked eye. You explore the role of microorganisms across many areas - human health, industry, agriculture and the environment.
You develop the skills for careers in a wide variety of settings in industry, research or government organisations. Graduates of the Microbiology major could also be involved with the industries that produce antibiotics, foods and drinks, or alternative fuels.
Food quality assurance scientist
Scientific laboratory technician
*After completing a graduate diploma in education.
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