Master of Applied Science (Microbiology) University of Tasmania - UTas

4.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Ranked #26 in our University Rankings
Masters Degree
2.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This course provides you with the opportunity to acquire advanced current knowledge in Microbiology. In addition, you will develop a capacity for independent research and problem-solving that can lead to workplace research and/or a degree by higher research (Masters or PhD).

At the completion of the course you will have:

established a strong understanding of a range of microbiological disciplines including food microbiology and safety, medical microbiology and microbial ecology;
developed analytical laboratory skills appropriate to various disciplines of microbiology research;
developed advanced skills in accessing, critically evaluating and communicating the outputs of current, peer-reviewed, microbiology literature;
developed skills and tools required to structure a funding application;
received research training in experimental design, critical thinking and research methods that facilitate the pursuit a potential career in microbiological research;
demonstrated the ability to produce an original written research thesis.


Average ratings for Master of Applied Science (Microbiology) University of Tasmania - UTas based on 2 reviews
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Student Reviews

February 2018
Year completed 2019

I've studied the course content before. There aren't any industrial applications.

My advice to future students is: Choose the course by looking at the course content

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February 2018
Year completed 2019

Great course with various fields of study

My advice to future students is: You will need a vast knowledge in order to complete this course

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