Masters in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics


Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) offers to the students can gross a Master of Science Degree. This programme is designed to provide the initial training in research methodology that can be utilized to investigate the core physiology and biochemistry of bacterial and fungal pathogens. The development of the next generation of antimicrobial therapies will require a wide range of skills, including the ability to work as an individual within a multidisciplinary team and an understanding of the power of different molecular and DNA based technologies to unlock the problem posed by microbial pathogens.

Career Options

Having a master's degree in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics opens multiple career doors for the student. It Microbiology and Molecular Genetics offers to the students can gross a Master of Science Degree in Microbiology in Pakistanlike

  • Microarray Software Engineer
  • Statistical Genetics Analyst
  • Senior Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Research Associate
  • Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Cytogenetic Technologist
  • Molecular Genetics clinical Lab Scientist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Genetics Counselor
  • Research Geneticist
  • Molecular Biology Research Associate
  • Biotech Technical Writer
  • Cytogenetic Technologist

Major Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Fundamental of Microbiology
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Virology
  • Biostatistics
  • Microbial diversity
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Bacterial Metabolism
  • Microbial Ecology
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Immunology
  • Soil, Agricultural & Environmental Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Human Genetics & Gene Expression
  • Bioinformatics
  • Special Paper / Research
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Chromosomal Abnormalities / Genetic Counseling
  • Gene Therapy
  • Ethical Issues of Genetics
  • Plant Molecular Genetics
  • Plant Diseases (Bacterial, Viral)
  • Animal Disease (Bacterial, Viral)

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Masters in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics:

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university. A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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    Dualle Hassan Abdi 13 / Jan / 2019

    If I have medical laboratory bachelor can I study master of microbiology and molecular genetics

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      Ayesha Chaudhary 12 / Oct / 2018

      Is there any option left after masters in MMG ?

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