M.Sc. (Medical Microbiology) Master of Science in Medical Microbiology
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology or Master of Science in Medical Microbiology is a postgraduate Microbiology course. The course aims to provide a comprehensive theoretical knowledge of medical microbiology which includes the spread of micro-organisms, disease causation, diagnosis and or treatment of pathogens of major significance to public health and advanced practical training in this diverse field. The increasing incidence of microbial infections worldwide is being compounded by the rapid evolution of drug-resistant variants and opportunistic infections by other organisms. The duration of the course is two years and it is an important one that provides a lot career scopes for the candidates after its completion.
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology Eligibility
Bachelors Degree in Science (B.Sc.) with minimum 55% marks.
Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.Sc. Degree course.
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology Syllabus
The following are study related subjects:-
Subjects of Study
Bacteriology & Psychology
Mycology & Virology
Instrumentation & Its Biological Application
Industrial Microbiology & Food Microbiology
R-DNA Technology & Microbial Production of Recombinant Molecule
Those who want to have the scientific study of pathogenic bacteria that are significant factors in causing or facilitating human disease are good suit for it.
They have the capacity of identifying, selecting, organizing and communicating information; working on your own and as part of a small team, recognizing the opinions and views of all members of the team.
They should be able to using adaptable and flexible analytical and problem-solving skills; communicating information appropriately to different audiences.
They should also be able to identifying their own targets and those of others and ensuring appropriate action is taken to reach the goals.
How is M.Sc. Medical Microbiology Course Beneficial?
The Master degree course is beneficial for further studies such as M.Phil. and Ph.D. for research work.
They can go for teaching in schools and after passing the NET exam they can go for college lecturer job on permanent basis.
Applicants can also work in hospitals and Health Protection Agency laboratories.
They can also find works in companies ranging from big pharmaceutical, biochemical, and biotechnology and food businesses through to smaller firms that develop biopharmaceuticals or specialist products.
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology Job Types
Scientist or Technician
Microbiologists - Water Companies and the Environment Control and Monitor Agency
Technical or Science Writer
Lecturer, Reader, Professor - Teaching Field
Medical Representatives - Pharmaceutical Industries
Assistant Professor - Microbiology
Medical Lab Technician
Medical Representative / Sales Promotion Manager
Sales Promotion Officer - Central
Colleges and Institutes
Colleges offering M.Sc. (Medical Microbiology) in India