Diploma In Microbiology

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5 hours
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12 months
No formal qualification
5 CPD hours / points
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The Diploma In Microbiology is the best way for you to gain deep insight and knowledge of this topic. You will learn from industry experts and obtain a professional certificate after completing the course. Enrol now for a limited-time discounted price.

Like all the courses of One Education, this Diploma In Microbiology too is designed with the utmost attention and thorough research. All the topics are broken down into easy to understand bite-sized modules that help our learners to understand each lesson very easily.

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Our expert instructors are always available to answer all your questions and make your learning experience exquisite.

After completing the Diploma In Microbiology, you will instantly get an e-certificate that will help you get jobs in the relevant field and will enrich your CV.

If you want to learn about this topic and want to get professional qualifications, you should consider this Diploma In Microbiology from One Education.

There are no hidden fees or exam charges. We are very upfront and clear about all the costs of the course.

Why People Love And Enrol In The Diploma In Microbiology From One Education

  • Instantly accessible CPD-accredited certificate on successful completion of this Diploma In Microbiology
  • 24/7 access to the course for 12 months
  • Study at your own pace
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient assessment and instant results


5 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Course Curriculum Of The Diploma In Microbiology

Here is a detailed course curriculum breakdown of the Diploma In Microbiology

Module 1 - Introduction to Microbiology

  • What Is Microbiology?
  • Why Is Microbiology Important?
  • How Do We Know? Microbiology in Perspective: To the Golden Age and Beyond
  • Light Microscopy
  • Electron Microscopy

Module 2 – Cell Structure and Organisation

  • Two Fundamentally Di?erent Types of Cell
  • Prokaryotic Cells
  • Eukaryotic Cells

Module 3 – The Chemical Metabolism

  • The Metabolism Cycle
  • Catabolic and Anabolic Reactions
  • Oxidation-Reduction

Module 4 - Microbial Growth Controlling

  • Chemical Requirements for Microbial Growth
  • Culture Media
  • Phases of Growth

Module 5 – Microbial Diversity: Prokaryote Diversity

  • A Few Words About Classification
  • Domain: Archaea
  • Domain: Bacteria

Module 6 – Microbial Diversity: Eukaryote Diversity

  • The Fungi
  • The Protista
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 7 – Viruses, Viroids, and Prions

  • What Are Viruses?
  • Viral Structure
  • Plant Viruses

Module 8 – Interactions between Microbes and Humans

  • The Human Host
  • The Progress of an Infection
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections

Module 9 – Human Microbial Diseases

  • Bacterial Diseases in Humans
  • Viral Diseases in Humans
  • Parasitic Diseases in Human

Module 10 – Immunity

  • What Is Immunity?
  • Types of Immunity
  • A Closer Look at Antigens

Module 11 – Vaccines and Antimicrobial Agents

  • What Is a Vaccine?
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 12 – Microorganisms in the Environment

  • The Carbon Cycle
  • The Nitrogen Cycle
  • The Sulphur Cycle

Module 13 – Industrial and Food Microbiology

  • Microorganisms and Food
  • Microorganisms in the Production of Biochemicals
  • Products Derived from Genetically Engineered Microorganisms

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish.

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is this course for?

This Diploma In Microbiology is ideal for

  • Students
  • Recent graduates
  • Job Seekers
  • Anyone interested in this topic
  • People already working in this field and want to polish their knowledge and skill.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Diploma In Microbiology. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Diploma In Microbiology is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career path

This Diploma In Microbiology will help you procure a job in the relevant field and will allow you to advance your career. Many job roles will be available for you to explore after completing this course. This Diploma In Microbiology also increases your competency to be eligible for promotions at work.

Enrol now to this comprehensive course from One Education and take your career to the next step.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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