BSc

Microbioleg

BSc Microbioleg Cod C500 Ymgeisio Nawr Cofrestrwch am Ddiwrnod Agored

Ymgeisio Nawr

Prif Ffeithiau

Cod C500
  • Cynnig lefel-A nodweddiadol

    BBC-BBB with B in Biology or Human Biology

  • Hyd y Cwrs

    3 blwyddyn

  • Cyfrwng Cymraeg

    33%

Manylion pellach ynglŷn â'r gofynion mynediad

Ymgeisio Nawr

Gwybodaeth ar gyfer mynediad ym mis Medi 2017 sydd ar y dudalen hon. I weld gwybodaeth am 2018, gan gynnwys y graddau gofynnol, edrychwch yn ein prosbectws.

Microbiologists study bacteria, fungi, and viruses, and their role in infectious diseases in humans, other animals and plants. You will also learn how microorganisms contribute to environmental nutrient cycling, brewing, food, and biotechnology industries, whilst you develop the scientific and analytical skills demanded in a broad range of professions.

Here’s why we think Aberystwyth is a great place to study microbiology.

  • Passionate teaching staff that conduct research in all areas of microbiology
  • Fantastic bio-imaging and microscopy suite, modern laboratories and fermentation facilities
  • Farms and woodlands for studying environmental microbes and those that impact on animal health

Athrofa Gwyddorau Biolegol, Amgylcheddol a Gwledig (IBERS): 91% boddhad myfyrwyr (ACF 2017)

97% o’n graddedigion mewn gwaith a/neu astudiaethau pellach o fewn chwe mis ar ôl graddio, 3% yn uwch na graddedigion y Gwyddorau Biolegol yn genedlaethol, (DLHE 2017)

  • Trosolwg
  • Modiwlau
  • Cyflogadwyedd
  • Addysg a Dysgu

Trosolwg

Why study Microbiology at Aberystwyth University?

  • Taught by enthusiastic teaching staff who are experts in their field. You may have seen some of them on TV documentaries, or listened to them on your favourite science radio show.

Fantastic facilities which include:

  • An advanced microscopy and bio-imaging laboratory
  • Fermentation facilities from lab scale to pilot plant
  • Translational Genomics Laboratory
  • Extreme Experimental Environments Laboratory
  • Learn in a world renowned teaching and research institute
  • International Opportunities are available through work and study placements

Want to study in Welsh? 

Students can elect to study a number of IBERS modules in the medium of Welsh. Check out the module tab for more information!

If you would like to study Microbiology with an Integrated Masters, then have a look at our sister course with an additional year allowing you to complete a Master's qualification (C509). 

Ein Staff

Mae gan y rhan fwyaf o staff dysgu Athrofa'r Gwyddorau Biolegol, Amgylcheddol a Gwledig gymwysterau hyd at safon PhD ac maent yn ymchwilwyr gweithgar. Hefyd, mae gan staff y cyrsiau galwedigaethol gefndir ym myd diwydiant.  Mae yn yr Athrofa nifer fawr o staff sy'n gwneud ymchwil yn unig ac mae'n bosib y bydd y myfyrwyr yn dod i gysylltiad â hwy.

Modiwlau

Cyflogadwyedd

What are our graduates doing? 

Our graduates have been successful in the following fields: 

  • Research Science 
  • Clinical Molecular genetics
  • Nature conservation 
  • Education

Students from our department have also progressed to undertake training in Dentistry and Medicine. 

What skills will I develop from studying BSc Microbiology?

Employability is embedded in our teaching. Our students leave Aberystwyth University with skills including:  

• research and data analysis skills
• enhanced mathematical and computational skills
• effective problem-solving and creative thinking skills
• a thorough grounding in information technology skills
• the ability to work independently
• time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines
• the ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form
• self-motivation and self-reliance
• team-working, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement

What work experience opportunities exist whilst studying? 

Click here to find out about the various opportunities that our Aberystwyth University Careers team offer. 

Enhance your employability prospects with GO Wales and YES (Year in Employment Scheme) managed by our Careers department. 

Addysg a Dysgu

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the three year degree scheme.

 In the first year you may discover:

  • Cell Biology
  • Microbial Diversity
  • Laboratory skills
  • Ecology

In your second year you may explore:

  • One Health Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Practical and Professional Skills in Microbiology
  • With option to study immunology, bioinformatics, cancer biology or proteins

In your third year you may study:

  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Independent research project

With option to study pharmacology, genomics, veterinary infectious diseases or field ecology.

How will I be taught? 

The course will be delivered through lectures, workshops, tutorials and practicals. You will be assessed through; 

  • Essays
  • Practical exercises
  • Oral presentations
  • Worksheets
  • Reports
  • Statistical exercises
  • Portfolios
  • Wikis
  • Magazine articles
  • Field notebooks
  • Exams

Gofynion Mynediad Nodweddiadol

Lefel A BBC-BBB with B in Biology or Human Biology

Gofynion TGAU (grade C min):
English or Welsh, Mathematics and a Science subject

Diploma Cenedlaethol BTEC:
DDM

Myfyrwyr Rhyngwladol

Bagloriaeth Ryngwladol:
30 points overall with 5 points in Biology at Higher Level

Bagloriaeth Ewropeaidd:
65-70% overall with 75% in specified subject

Ystyrir ymgeiswyr yn ôl eu rhinweddau unigol a gall y cynigion amrywio. Am ragor o wybodaeth, cysylltwch ag: ug-admissions@aber.ac.uk

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