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BSc Microbiology is an undergraduate programme of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi. It examines microorganisms and the pathogenic potential of these organisms that cause disease in man. The course covers different aspects of medical microbiology, including identification and control of pathogens, disease transmission, host resistance, and immunity. Students will learn about microorganisms and their impacts on human anatomy. Other topics include disease processes, sterile techniques, and the biology of bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi.
By completing the degree programme, you will be able to complement other health professionals to proactively stem diseases. You will be involved in industrial exploration of microbes in the production of food, and in identifying disease causatives, what fuels their existence and how to eradicate them. Medical professionals will trust your capacity to determine probabilities of disease occurrence, and use your knowledge to prevent it or recommend appropriate treatments.
How This Course Will Benefit Your Career
Upon completing the degree programme, you will have a comprehensive knowledge of the following:
- Comparative characteristics of microbial organisms;
- General knowledge and techniques in bacteriology and microbiology;
- Disease transmission and control of nosocomial infections;
- Body defences, immunology, and hypersensitivity.
At the completion of the course, you will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology.
What jobs will I qualify for?
- Biomedical Scientist
- Healthcare Scientist
- Clinical Research Specialist