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Postgraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Programmes in the
Department

The postgraduate programmes in the Department offer opportunities for Master Degree (MSc), Doctorate Degree (PhD) as well as Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM). The following fields are available for the MSc and Ph.D programmes:
1. Medical Microbiology
2. Public Health and Sanitary Microbiology
3. Immunology and Immunobiology
4. Industrial Microbiology
5. Medical Parasitology
6. Food Microbiology
7. Environmental Microbiology
8. Virology
9. Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Admission Requirements

Postgraduate Diploma
in Microbiology (PGDM)

The admission requirements for the
Postgraduate Diploma in
Microbiology (PGDM) are as follows.

  1. B.Sc degree with a 3rd Class or pass honours in Microbiology and related courses such as B.Sc (Hons) in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, etc.
  2. HND with at least credit level pass in Microbiology and the related courses listed in (i) above.

PGD. MICROBIOLOGY
LIST OF COURSES FOR POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MICROBIOLOGY (PGDM)


S/No

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Semester

1.

PGDM 681

Introductory General
Microbiology_I

3

First

2.

PGDM 683

General Laboratory
Techniques

3

First

3.

PGDM 685

Introductory Microbial
Physiology and
Metabolism

2

First

4.

PGDM 687

Introductory Microbial
Genetics

2

First

5.

PGDM 689

Introductory Sterilization
and Disinfection

2

First

6.

PGDM 691

Biostatistics

2

First

7.

PGDM 682

 

Introductory General
Microbiology II

2

Second

 

8.

PGDM 684

Applied Microbiology I
(Food
/Industrial/Environmental)
Option

3

Second

9.

PGDM 686

Applied Microbiology II
(Medical/Environmental
Option

3

Second

10.

PGDM 688

Introductory Microbial Biotechnology

1

second

11.

PGDM 600

Project/Seminars

9

Second