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Introduction and Overview:

Microbiology is a branch of biology which deals with the study of microorganisms including viruses, bacteria, algae and fungi etc. Microbiologists deal with the vast knowledge of microorganisms, their anatomy, origin and life style. Microorganisms are divided into many groups on the basis of their anatomy. It includes the study and investigation of those living organisms which cannot be seen through naked eye. BS Microbiology is a 4 years degree program which provides a good career to the students. It is one of the good career options for the students after fsc pre medical. The students which have done fsc with biology can get admission in this degree.

BS Microbiology Guide Highlights

Specializations / Majors:

The students can do specialization in following fields after BS Microbiology:

  • Iridology
  • Bacteriology
  • Applied microbiology
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Mycology
  • Parasitology
  • Aero microbiology
  • Exo microbiology

The majors of BS Microbiology are:

  • Immunology
  • Medical microbiology and bacteriology
  • Microbiological sciences and immunology

Duration / Credit hours:

Duration for BS Microbiology is 4 year or 8 semesters. Theoretical and laboratory work is performed by the students of bachelor in Microbiology.

Affiliations & Accreditations:

Many institutes which are affiliated with University of Health Sciences (UHS) offer BS Microbiology degree of four years. Many institutes are offered BS Microbiology including University of the Lahore (main campus), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, University of Karachi, Government College University, Lahore and Government College University, Faisalabad.

Scope & Career:

The scope and career of BS Microbiology is very bright and shine. This degree provides a lot of career opportunities to the students and they can easily get job of high status if they have good experience. Microbiologists have high demand in many field including medicine, food, environment and agriculture. BS Microbiology also has scope and demand in foreign countries. The students can do master and PhD degree after BS Microbiology. Some of the jobs which are available for BS Microbiology are mentioned here:

  • Microbiologist
  • Research laboratory technician
  • Recombinant DNA technologist
  • Clinical microbiologists or immunologist
  • Research scientist

Syllabus & Courses:

Higher Education Commission (HEC) decides the syllabus of many bachelors programs in Pakistan and all affiliated universities follow that syllabus and courses. Some courses contents of BS Microbiology are given below:

  • Diversity of Plants
  • Fundamentals of microbiology
  • Human physiology
  • Principles of animal life
  • Introduction to environmental sciences
  • General immunology
  • Microbiological taxonomy
  • Cell biology and many others

Skills and Learning Outcomes of the Program:

The graduates of Microbiology study a wide range of microorganisms, their lifestyle and mode of nutrition. The practical application of microbiology and professional skills are also provided.

List of Related Courses:

The related courses of BS Microbiology are given here:

  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiological sciences and immunology
  • Mycology
  • Virology
  • Applied microbial technology

Further Study Options:

After BS Microbiology, master program are also offered in Microbiology in which students can get enrolled for further studies. Mater in applied biosciences, Master in medical microbiology and immunology, and MS microbiology are the best choices after BS microbiology. PhD programs are also offered by various universities in microbiology.

Study Abroad Options:

The students which want to do BS Microbiology can go for New Zealand, UK, USA, Canada, Germany or Australia as these countries are the best for BS Microbiology degree. 

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