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BS Microbiology

What is Microbiology?

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, including fungi, bacteria, viruses, and certain types of parasites. These infectious agents are too small to be seen with the naked eye. Microbiology covers important areas such as virology, mycology, and parasitology. It also encompasses the study of viruses that may not technically be classified as living organisms but contain genetic material. Microbiology research explores the behavior, ecology, evolution, and pathology of diseases caused by these microorganisms.

IIIS offers a four-year BS Microbiology degree program. The fundamental concepts and knowledge are imparted through a series of core courses, together with advanced electives that have been carefully selected in light of the core applications of microbiology. The courses are developed for the students to understand advanced microbiology techniques, conduct laboratory and literature-based research, and develop the concepts and skills necessary for the workplace.


Department: IIIS

Program Duration: 4 Year

Timing: Morning (Monday- Saturday)

Recognized By: Higher Education Commission


Microbiology is a quite broad discipline which covers multiple important areas such as virology, mycology, parasitology, etc. Career Prospects in Microbiology in Pakistan Microbiology offers numerous job opportunities for graduates. With a degree in microbiology, you can pursue careers as:

  • Clinical microbiologist
  • Research microbiologist
  • Immunologist
  • Clinical biochemist
  • Toxicologist
  • Food microbiologist
  • Research scientist
  • Environmental microbiologist
  • Fermentation technologist
  • Pharmacologist and many more

Biotechnology firms & many other industries rely on microbiological expertise. The field of Microbiology holds tremendous potential for professional growth and offers a wide range of career paths. Whether it is contributing to scientific advancements or making a difference in healthcare and industry, pursuing Microbiology can lead to a fulfilling and rewarding career.

Wishing you all the best in your journey into the captivating world of Microbiology!


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