KOC University

Koç University

Medical Microbiology (M.Sc.)

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Medical Microbiology (M.Sc.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master degree in Medical Microbiology at Koc University offers a comprehensive training to the graduates who are planning to work in the field of medical microbiology or continue to Doctor of Philosophy programs in the same area. Medical Microbiology primarily deals with microorganisms which cause diseases in humans. The major working fields are the structures of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, growth properties of microorganisms, pathogenic strategies they develop, diagnostic approaches to infectious diseases and efficiency of antimicrobial agents used for therapy. These phenomena are studied using morphological methods based on optical microscopy, fluorescence microscopy and electron microscopy and various cultivation methods and molecular techniques. Medical Microbiology Masters of Science Program includes minimum 7 courses with a total credit of 21, a seminar and a Thesis based on original, independent research. The candidates of the program with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences and Natural Sciences are expected to be equipped with combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in laboratory methods and applications in the light of latest technological approaches. The Department of Medical Microbiology at Koc University invites applications for its Master in Medical Microbiology.

Accreditation:

Recognized by the Council of Higher Education, Koç University is internationally accredited by EQUIS and highly ranked by The Times Higher Education, Financial Times, Eduniversal and Frankfurther Allegemeine. Member of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CEMS and partner with more than 220 universities around the globe.

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