Master of Science (M.Sc) in Microbiology

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Master of Science (M.Sc) in Microbiology


Duration: 2 Year(s)


Total Seats: 5

UPES University, Dehradun

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India


Course TypeMaster

Course Specialty

Clinical Microbiology


    Masters in Microbiology is a two year course that offers two specialization streams namely Food and Environmental Microbiology and Medical and Pharmaceutical Microbiology. The stream Food and Environmental Microbiology offers electives courses such as probiotics and pre-biotics, food contamination and food borne diseases, bio fertilizers and bioremediation. Each stage of course is one up the previous level. Pre-biotics and pro-biotics covers how microbes are used in therapy and in impacting our over-all health. Food borne diseases delves upon how infectious diseases are contracted through food and prevention measures. The last course in the specialization bio-fertilizers and bioremediation elaborates the role of microbes in killing other microbes, pests and insects; and bio-remediation elaborates on the use of microbes in removal of toxins, contaminants and pollutants from environment. These three courses enable a student to become prospective food and or environmental microbiologist. The syllabus is designed such that students intern in industries/companies of their interest and do multi-disciplinary research project at SoHSSchool of Health Sciences, UPES in tie up with School of Computer Science, School of Business, School of Engineering and School of Design. The focus remains on outcome based education with the outcome being highly employable, problem solving microbiologists. 

Fee (INR):

161000 (Total)

Stipend (INR):



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    X and XII With 50% and B.Sc. with Biology/Biotechnology/B.Sc. /B. Pharma / BPT/ B.Sc. Food Science Tech./ B.Sc. Microbiology/ B.Sc. Nursing / BMIT/B.Sc. Biochemistry/ B.Sc. Chemistry/B.Sc. Zoology/ B.Sc. Environmental Science/ B.Sc. Dairy Science/ B.Sc. Food Nutrition & Dietetics or any other equivalent course with 50%.

Minimum Education

BSc BiologyBSc Dairy TechnologyBSc ZoologyBSc Food TechnologyBPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)BSc NursingBSc (Bachelor of Science)BPharm (Bachelor Of Pharmacy)

Admission Process:

    Interested candidates can contact through email and inquire about the application process.

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