Master of Science in Microbiology (M. Sc Microbiology) is a four semester (2 year) program of Tribhuvan University. The M. Sc. Microbiology program commenced in Nepal after Central Department of Microbiology, TU started in 1990. The course structure of the program was revised several times and the course was designed as per semester system in 2013. In the first semester all the students have to study same subjects. However, from second semester the discipline is divided into Medical Microbiology, Public Health Microbiology, Food Microbiology and Agricultural Microbiology along with their practical courses. In third semester students are given comprehensive knowledge of their specialized subjects. In fourth semester, the course is tilted towards research. The ‘graduates in line’ will have an opportunity to gain knowledge of seminar or journal club, have to submit thesis dissertation, have to undertake internship based on specialization etc. All this practical approach will give students opportunity to correlate the theoretical course with real life experience.
Some of the top colleges offering M. Sc. Microbiology in TU are as follows:
Below is the list of colleges for M.Sc. Microbiology programs:
The objectives of Master level Microbiology are as follows:
Microbiology is one of the most demanding subjects in the science stream. People might be familiar with only some typical jobs of microbiology but the horizon and prospects of microbiology is very huge and is expanding every single day. Microbiology is not just a single subject, it is the union of multiple specializations and graduates can get wide range of jobs from Pharmaceuticals to cosmetics. Graduates can also make significant contribution in the field of biotechnology. The M.Sc. degree holder can choose to teach and involve in research works in Medical, Dental, Veterinary school. They can also work in institutions related to food production, crop protection and soil fertility. Graduates can also work in laboratory conducting scores of tests and experiments. They can also work as researcher researching in structure, function, ecology, biotechnology, and genetics of micro-organisms, human, animal, plant tissues, cells, etc. Not only this, M.Sc. Microbiology students after completion of degree have high chances of going abroad because demand of microbiologists is very high in international market.
Divya Gyan College
The British College
Padmashree Int'l College
Thames International College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Silver Mountain College
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