M.Sc. - Microbiology + MBA

School of Life & Basic Sciences

Along with the study of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, archaea, fungi and protozoa, this dual degree offers insights into various subjects of business management. In addition to the advanced study of microbiology, students will also be gaining knowledge of various aspects of Management- Marketing, General Management, Research Methodology, Finance, Human Resources, Production Management, International Business, Operations and Information Technology. After the successful completion of M.Sc. + MBA, student will be awarded two Degrees- one in M.Sc. and the other in MBA (Integrated).

Specializations Offered

  • Industrial Microbiology 
  • Environmental Microbiology 
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Management specializations in Marketing, HR and Finance

Key Information

Duration

3 Years

Eligibility

Graduation in Life Science with min.55% aggregate

Selection Procedure

Merit + PI

Scholarship

As per University norms

Industry Internship Programme

As per M.Sc. curriculum, students are required to undergo a six-month industry/ research internship programme, based on which they can submit the dissertation.

Industry Internship programme

As per M.Sc. curriculum, students are required to undergo a six-month industry/ research internship programme, based on which they can submit the dissertation.

Programme Structure

  • Bacteriology
  • Mycology,Phycology & Lichenology
  • Immunology
  • Biomolecules and Basic enzymology
  • Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Organizational Behavior & Design
  • Environmental & Disaster Management
  • Computer Applications in Management
Practicals & Sessionals
  • Bacteriology
  • Mycology, Phycology & Lichenology
  • Immunology
  • Basic Biomolecules and Enzymology
  • Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Virology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Metabolism of Biomolecules
  • Business Communication
  • Principles & Practices of Management
Practicals & Sessionals
  • Virology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Metabolism of Biomolecules
  • Virology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
  • Metabolism of Biomolecules
  • Business Communication
  • Principles & Practices of Management
Practicals & Sessionals
  • Genetic Engineering,
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Medical microbiology
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Quantitative Techniques for Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
  • Project Work Presentation & Defense (Internal Evaluation)
  • Project Work- Viva Voce (External Evaluation)
  • Internal Theory Paper Based on Recent Advances in Life Sciences
  • Human Resource Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations & Production Management
  • Research Methodology
  • International Business Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Indian Ethos and Business Values
  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Managerial Skill Development
  • Specialization Comprehensive Viva
  • Industrial Summer Training Project
  • Project Management
  • Business & Legal Environment
  • Specialization Comprehensive Viva

Career Prospects

  • After the completion of the course, the students can have various career options to make a successful career in top companies and also in private and public sectors such as food industries, pharmaceutical industries, hospitals, chemical industries, including research and development organizations. Students also learn to attain Research positions through various examinations such as CSIR-NET, ARS-NET GATE, ICMR, DBT.
  • Jobs are also available as Research Scientists, Research Associates, Marketing Personnel, Business Development Officers, Training and Development Manager, Marketing Research Analyst, Technical Analyst, Sales Representatives and Application Scientist.
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