MSc in Medical Microbiology

General

Program Description

M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology

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. The proposed Medical Microbiology Masters of Science Program 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. The candidates of the program with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences and Natural Sciences are expected to be equipped with a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in laboratory methods and applications in the light of latest technological approaches.

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.

Application

  • BS or MS degree in Basic Sciences (biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or similar) or Health Sciences (medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, medical biology, molecular biology and genetics, physical therapy and rehabilitation, nutrition and dietetics, or similar).
  • A minimum score of 65 points in the Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Test (ALES)
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 80 in an internet-based test, 213 in computer-based test or 550 in a paper-based test.

Detailed information about the scholarship benefits of MSc with Thesis program is here.

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Last updated August 2019

About the School

Koç University is a leading research and liberal arts university located in Istanbul, Turkey that offers all its programs in English. Recognized globally for facilitating cutting-edge research in its ... Read More

Koç University is a leading research and liberal arts university located in Istanbul, Turkey that offers all its programs in English. Recognized globally for facilitating cutting-edge research in its full collection of Colleges—including Administrative Sciences & Economics, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, and Medicine—Koç University has been distinguished by its notable contributions to the elevation ofeducation, knowledge, and service, both domestically and beyond. International admission details can be found at https://international.ku.edu.tr/ Read less