More about applied microbiology
Applied microbiology is an upcoming and path-breaking field. It is bringing a lot of revolutionary changes in fields such as healthcare, food processing and agriculture. Even though micro organisms cause diseases and result in spoilage of food, they can be also utilized for the development of very valuable products for the society such as vaccines, medicines, food, beverages and alternative fuels. Brewing of beer is one such application.
About the course
The field of microbiology studies living organisms that are too small to be seen by the naked eye. These micro organisms are the disease causing infectious agents that also have many important lifesaving qualities useful to mankind. Through this course you come to know the role of micro organisms and also pick up practical skills on conducting research on them. Topics covered in the course are General Microbiology, Microbiology Physiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Bacteriology, Virology, Environmental, Agricultural and Industrial Microbiology.
Prospects in microbiology
Being a research oriented field, most of the job prospects in this field are in medical research and development of products such as antibiotics, vaccines, alternative fuels, etc. So the best option in this field after completing the course will be to go for a masters degree followed by a M.Phil or PhD. There are different specializations to opt. There is medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, food, industrial and environmental microbiology to choose from. You can look forward to getting jobs in the different sectors depending upon your specialization.
B.Sc Applied MicroBiology Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year
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