What next?

Congratulations on completing Week 3!

We hope you’ve enjoyed the course and we’ve encouraged you to continue to learn about microbiology.

Want to study further?

Now you’ve mastered some of the essentials, why not study microbiology at university? The University of Reading offers a BSc in Microbiology, and your completion of the online course will stand you in good stead to study the subject at undergraduate level.

Through the course at Reading, you will learn about the fundamental properties, genetics and physiology of diverse microbes, their impact on health, and how knowledge aids the prevention of disease. Plus, the wide range of modules on offer allows you to focus on areas of microbiology that most interest you.

If you’d like to find out more about the BSc in Microbiology at the University of Reading, you may like to come along to one of our upcoming open days where you can take part in our hand print experiment and see the difference between the number of microbes living on your hands before and after washing them!

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Small and Mighty: Introduction to Microbiology

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