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BSc Microbiology with a Modern Language / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- BSc (Hons)
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
A*AA-ABB (including specific subjects)
- Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB-ABC (including specific subjects).Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36-33 points overall with 6, 6, 6 to 6, 5, 5 at Higher Level including two sciences, normally Biology and Chemistry.
For degrees with French, German, Spanish or Italian, 5 or 6 points in the language must be achieved at Higher Level.
For degrees with Mandarin or Japanese, 5 points is required in a foreign language at Standard Level. A minimum of 5 points in Chemistry at Standard Level (or Higher Level) is essential.
- Number of places/applicants
- 650/6000 (overall data for biological and biomedical sciences undergraduate courses at Manchester).
- How to apply
- This course is now closed to Home applications for 2022 entry unless you meet contextual admissions criteria.
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- Improve your employability by learning a language while you study microbiology, including a year-long research placement overseas.
- Choose from French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin for the language component of the course.
- Apply for membership of the Royal Society of Biology at Member (MRSB) level after just two years of practice instead of three thanks to our Advanced Accreditation status.
Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days.
We also operate campus tours where a student ambassador will tell you all about life at the University. You may also meet with admissions staff, subject to staff availability. These tours run on most days and are open to anybody thinking of applying for any of our courses in biosciences.
To book, please contact the Admissions Office on tel +44 (0)161 275 5032 or email email@example.com
Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £26,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
For the modern language placement, modest grants from the European Union are usually available that provide assistance with the cost of travel. In Japan, competitive scholarships are usually available.
The standard tuition fee for the language placement year is £1,350.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
Courses in related subject areas
Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.
- Modern Languages and Cultures
- East Asian Studies
- French Studies
- German Studies
- Italian Studies
- Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
- Japanese Studies
- Chinese Studies
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