M.Sc. in Microbiology

Garden City College
In Bangalore

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  • Master
  • Bangalore
  • Duration:
    2 Years

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
The Chairman, Garden City Education Trust (R.), No 628/C, 11th Cross, Indiranagar Ist Stage, 560038, Karnataka, India
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· Requirements

B.Sc. degree with 50% marks in all the three optionals in aggregate and should have studied Chemistry / Biochemistry compulsorily, along with atleast one of the following optional subjects. a. Microbiology, b. Botany, c. Biotechnology, d. Applied Botany, e. Zoology, f. Applied Zoology, g. Industrial Microbiology, h. Environmental Science, i. Genetics, j. Applied Genetics, k. Sericulture, l. Home Science, m. Life Science, n. Biological Science, o. Agricultural Sciences, p. Biochemistry, q. Dairy Sciences, r. Horticulture, s. Forestry and t. Fisheries.

Course programme

M.Sc. in Microbiology

Modern Microbiology is a large discipline with many different specialties. It has great impact on fields such as medicine, agriculture, food sciences, ecology, genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. Microbiology has both basic and applied aspects. Research and development in microbiology has led to the emergence of two new fields, namely molecular biology and genetic engineering. Microbiology is one of the most popular upcoming streams in the applied sciences. The subject explores the relevance of microbes to the mankind, by enlightening students about their useful and harmful aspects. The masters program is oriented for those who have an inclination to research. The program provides an understanding of medical, agricultural, industrial, food, dairy and general microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, genetic engineering, bioinformatics, biophysics and aero or space microbiology.

The students are encouraged to take up short term dissertation work under the guidance of an experienced faculty member. Visit to national and international research institutions are arranged regularly for the students to recognize their future interests.
Some of the subjects covered during the course of study include Bacteriology and Virology, BioPhysics and Bio-Statistics, Microbial Physiology, Computer Applications and Bioinformatics, Recombinant DNA Technology, Food Microbiology, Agricultural Microbiology, Fermentation Technology, Microbial Diversity and Cellular Microbiology, Microbial Genetics, Food Microbiology, Medical Microbiology.

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