MSc in Microbiology

Abasyn University Peshawar campus offers variety of programs in the area of life sciences such as MSc & MPhil in Microbiology and Doctor of Pharmacy. The University is now planning to launch these programs at its campus in Islamabad. The Islamabad Campus has already submitted an application to Pharmacy Council og Pakistan (PCP) for the NOC for its Doctor of Pharmacy program. The campus will launch Pharm-D program after the NOC by the PCP.
Keeping in mind the recent demand of Microbiology discipline, the campus has decided to offer MSc in Microbiology from Spring 2014 Semester. Microbiology is particularly appropriate for students in allied health fields, agriculture, environmental engineering, restuarant and institutional food management. The students taking this course will come to understand and appreciate the unique nature of microoraganisms and their importance of life on the Earth.

Program Structure

The whole MSc program can be completed in two years which consists of four semesters.
A total number of 60 credit hours is required to complete this degree.
Total Duration : 02 years
Total Credit Hours : 60
Semesters : 04
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
MB501Microbial Anatomy and Physiology3+0
MB503Soil Microbiology3+0
MB504Pathogenic Microbiology3+0
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
MB511Microbial Genetics3+0
MB512General Virology3+0
MB513Environment Microbiology3+0
MB514Research Methodology3+0
MB515General Mycology3+0
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
MB601Molecular Immunology3+0
MB602Microbial Diversity3+0
MB603Clinical Microbiology3+0
MB604Food and Dairy Microbiology3+0
MB605Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Drugs3+0
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
MB611Industrial Microbiology3+0
MB613Microbial Metabolism3+0
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
MB622Principles of Gene Manipulation3+0
MB621Microbial Biotechnology3+0