This course is an introduction to microbiology that provides a strong grounding in fundamental aspects of the basic biology of bacteria as well as a strong grounding in molecular biology and microbial genetics. Study the biology of bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi, with a focus on those that cause disease in humans.Emphasis is placed on the study of infectious diseases of humans, other animals and plants. Topics covered include: introduction to microorganisms and their environment, microbial structure and function; microbial molecular biology and genetics; bacterial viruses; structure; an introduction to pathogen-host interactions; new and emerging pathogens of humans and other animals; infectious disease and mechanisms by which microbial pathogens interact with animals and plants; biotechnological applications of bacteria.
REQUIRMENT TO STUDY MICROBIOLOGY
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Microbiology;
Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics
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