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Module code: BI302
Credits: 5
Semester: 2
Department: BIOLOGY
International: Yes
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Module Objectives: To provide a grounding in the general biology of bacteria, fungi and viruses, and to emphasize the diverse nature of the microbial world.

Topics covered include: Classification methods for bacteria, fungi and viruses; structural features of bacteria, fungi and viruses; microbial growth requirements; controlling microbial growth, aspects of medical microbiology and disease; antibiotics; fungal life styles; mycelial growth; fungal diseases of animals and plants; viral replication mechanisms; viral strategies to avoid host detection.

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