Medical Microbiology primarily deals with microorganisms which cause diseases in humans. The major working fields are the structures of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, growth properties of microorganisms, pathogenic strategies they enhanced, diagnostic approaches to infectious diseases and efficiency of antimicrobial agents used for therapy. For that purpose, morphological studies based on light microscope, fluorescent microscope, and electron microscope, various cultivation methods and molecular techniques are performed. The Medical Microbiology Masters of Science Program at Koc University offers a comprehensive training to the graduates who are planning to work in the field of medical microbiology or continue to doctoral programs in the same area. The candidates of the program with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences and natural sciences are expected to be equipped with combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in laboratory methods and applications in the light of latest technological approaches.
Medical Microbiology Masters of Science Program includes minimum 7 courses with a total credit of 21, a seminar and thesis based on independent research.
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1. All students receive a laptop computer and private health insurance.
2. Students with successful standing receive travel funds to attend scientific conferences and meetings.
3. PhD students with higher GPA degrees may be offered super scholarship up to 2,500 TL .
4. Students who receive their stipend from other sources (like TÜBITAK scholarships or externally funded research grants and projects) are eligible for the following benefits provided by the university:
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