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Bachelor of Science - Microbiology Major

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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.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

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.

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

Environmental microbiologist
Food quality assurance scientist
Food microbiologist
Scientific laboratory technician
Research scientist
Technical brewer
Science teacher*





*After completing a graduate diploma in education.

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