Microbiology pathway

If you’re on this pathway you’ll study viruses, bacteria, fungi and other microscopic organisms.

Structuring your pathway

If you choose to take this pathway you must complete the following courses, plus the Biological Sciences capstone course, BIOSCI 399:

60 points:

15 points:

  • CHEM 110 Chemistry of the Living World
  • CHEM 120 Chemistry of the Material World
  • CHEM 150 Concepts in Chemistry

15 points from:

  • BIOSCI 201 Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • BIOSCI 202 Genetics
  • BIOSCI 203 Biochemistry

30 points:

  • BIOSCI 347 Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • BIOSCI 348 Food and Industrial Microbiology

15 points from:

  • BIOSCI 324 Plant Pathology and Symbiosis*
  • BIOSCI 349 Biomedical Microbiology

*subject to approval for 2019

Other Biological Sciences pathways

Microbiology not your thing? You can choose to keep your Biological Sciences major general, or you can choose a different pathway. Browse our other Biological Sciences pathways to find one that matches your interests:

Help and advice

For further information and advice, please contact the Science Student Centre.

Science Student Centre
Level G, Room G 20
(beside the entrance to the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre)
Building 301
23 Symonds Street
Auckland 1010

Phone: +64 9 923 7020
Email: scifac@auckland.ac.nz
Web: wwww.sbs.auckland.ac.nz