Applied Microbiology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Edinburgh Napier University 89% 5% 0% £9250 £16425 130 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
St Helens College - - - £7995 - - Saint Helens On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton - - - - - - Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Applied Microbiology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £22479 £27706
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £26500 £18401 - £28010 £22173 - £34773

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23811 £22328 £26558
25-75 percentile range £21043 - £27592 £18246 - £26191 £22758 - £30823

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Applied Microbiology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Applied Microbiology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Applied Microbiology

  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Medical Schools
  • Government
  • Laboratories

Specialisations within Applied Microbiology

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Agricultural Microbiology

Jobs of graduates of Applied Microbiology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Applied Microbiology at Nottingham Trent University

60% Natural and social science professionals
30% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Quality and Regulatory Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Applied Microbiology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Applied Microbiology

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The median salary of graduates of Applied Microbiology was £23000 15 months after graduation, £22479 3 years after graduation and £27706 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Applied Microbiology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Master of Science - MSc

Applied Microbiology - BSc (Hons) at Edinburgh Napier University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 89 out of 100 among 45 respondents.