M.Sc Microbiology

M.Sc Microbiology

The Master of Science in Microbiology (MSc) is a postgraduate program that lasts for two years and includes the study of chemistry and biology. After receiving a bachelor's degree in Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physiology, or Microbiology, students can pursue a master's degree in Microbiology. The interaction between biology and chemistry as they pertain to the environment and the ecosystem it contains is the focus of the MSc Microbiology field of study.

Topics covered under the programme curriculum:

  • Sterilization
  • Bacterial nutrition types
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Microbial interactions-mutualism

Scope in M.Sc. Microbiology

Jobs in many fields and organizations are open to individuals with a Master of Science in Microbiology who have earned their degrees. For example, research and Development, as well as Pharmaceutical Industries, are two fields rapidly advancing and offering opportunities with rich wages for those with a Master of Science in Microbiology degree.

Career Options in M.Sc. Microbiology

Jobs requiring a Master of Science in Microbiology can be found in various research fields, including chemical and biological. Opportunities can be found in the fields of research, teaching, chemical enterprises, information technology firms, data analysis, quality control, and medical writing. The following are some of the job prospects available to those with a Master of Science in Microbiology:

  • Medical Coder
  • Operations Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Chief Hygienist
  • Data Analyst
  • Medical Writer
  • Microbiologist
  • Demonstrator
  • Microbiological Auditor
  • Clinical Reviewer
  • Lab Assistant

Areas of Recruitment for Graduates with a Master's Degree in Microbiology

The breadth of study that can be attained with a Master of Science in Microbiology has significantly expanded due to a trend toward research and Development and the progression of technology.

Many other job options are available to graduates such as:

  • Research and Development
  • Lab Research
  • Academic Institutions
  • Operations Management
  • Chemical Firms
  • Agricultural Firms
  • Biotechnological Firms

Programme offered at

  • GITAM School of Science, Visakhapatnam campus

Duration of the Programme

  • 2 Years

Check Eligibility

  • A pass in the qualifying exam with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the concerned discipline from any recognized university and also the candidate has to appear for GAT (PG Science) 2022.
  • B.Sc. with Biological Science/Chemistry/ Bioinformatics/BEM/B.Sc. Food Science/Home Science/B.Pharm./MLT/B.Tech. Biotechnology


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Curriculum and Syllabus