Top Diplomas in Microbiology 2019

Many people choose to obtain a diploma before moving on to post-graduate programs. Time spent working on a diploma varies from person to person, but it may take as many as four years to complete.

What is a diploma in medical microbiology? Completing this program covers all areas of microbiology, but in a medical sense, it may cover subjects such as the study of virus and bacteria growth, organisms in their environment and the spread of disease. Medical microbiologists also learn how to observe at the microscopic level as they identify minute changes in the parasites, fungi and other organisms. Students may tailor the coursework to suit the area of microbiology they are interested in. While studying microbiology, students often get hands on experience through internships and laboratory experiences.

Graduating with a degree in medical microbiology generally requires many hours spent studying and in the lab, but that hard work pays off as most microbiologists tend to be very dedicated and meticulous in their careers and earn more than many in similar fields.

As with most diplomas, the costs vary from institution to institution. Fees for this program are contingent upon the location of the university and the program’s length. Find out more about expenses associated with a program by contacting the admissions department of the school you choose.

Beginning a career as a medical microbiologist could be relatively easy due to today’s world of fast-paced laboratory growth. Graduates often have a pick of jobs ready and waiting in many different arenas, such as medical technologist, lab supervisor and research associate. Food safety programs, environmental organizations, or even the government or military may be hiring a professional in this field at any given time.

Find out how easy obtaining and online or on-campus degree can be; search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Johannesburg

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Microbiology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Microbiology. ... [+]


The central purpose of the National Diploma in Microbiology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Microbiology. The programme, therefore, focuses centrally on equipping students with an in-depth and specialized knowledge of the general principles and practical skills applicable to the Microbiology industry. As part of the diploma study, and in collaboration with the relevant workplace institutions/bodies/ organizations, students are also exposed to the relevant world of work in order to gain experience in applying the acquired knowledge and practical skills in the workplace context. The tuition and workplace experience enable successful students to access a number of career and employment opportunities relating to analytical their specialization.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020