MSc Microbiology

M.Sc. Microbiology is a 2 years degree program that provides more advanced knowledge and training to the students. It enables the students to go through the subjects in more detail than they have read in their BS programs. Its lab work is more advanced and extensive than the BS degree program. The prerequisite of admission is to have a minimum of 60% marks in BS microbiology or BS in relevant life sciences. It is recommended to check the admission criteria of all universities before applying. All universities can differ from each other on some requirements. Some may conduct admission tests and some may not.

Core Courses

  • Microbial Genetics
  • Biostatistics and Computation
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology

Eligibility Criteria

  • 14 Years of Relevant Education
  • Minimum 50% Marks in the previous degree
  • Entry Test


The Master’s degree in microbiology increases the expertise of the individual to a higher level. The degree holder will have enhanced knowledge and training to research in numerous fields to get optimal advantages. The novel advancements and inventions in the field of life sciences come from microbiology research works. These research projects have brought multiple new advancements in medical sciences, animal sciences, and the plant world. Consequently, there are many developments to make new medicines to fight many diseases, yielding more crops/fruits in agriculture and making new horizons to complex medical issues. All the out of box solutions are coming from the microbiologist therefore, a positive scope is witnessed for the microbiologist with a higher education degree.

With MSc microbiology, the aspirants may get the opportunity to work with many worthy biologists. Such exposure provides those aspirants to get hired by many famous national and international research organizations. The MSc degree holder can also go for the higher degree of MPhil in the relevant field to get extensively advanced knowledge and training. 

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Universities Offering MSc Microbiology in Pakistan

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