Microbiologists study microscopic organisms, either unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony) acellular (lacking cells). It encompasses sub-disciplines such as virology, mycology, parasitological and bacteriology.

Subject Combination

English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics


Microbiologists are typically employed by colleges and universities (education), pharmaceutical companies, public health laboratories, medical research laboratories or institutes, biotechnology industries, Oil companies, water and food processing industries.

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