Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Microbiology

Address:

The Registrar, P.O. Box 1600

Port Elizabeth, Eastern Ca 6000

South Africa

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Postgraduate training is offered up to doctoral level

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As the 21st century approaches, spectacular developments are taking place in the realm of Molecular Biology, combining knowledge from Microbiology, Physiology, Genetics and Biochemistry. The newest department in the Faculty of Science, Biochemistry and Microbiology provides an integrated facility for training and research in the biomolecular field, with applications in medicine, agriculture and the rapidly growing area of biotechnology - the industrial application of biological processes. The synthesis of these fields into a single department creates fertile soil for exciting new developments in basic biology and its application to the needs of communities.