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IMAS: Institute of Microbiome and Applied Sciences

The Institute of Microbiome and Applied Sciences offers different levels Awards focusing on scientific research in the fields of clinical and industrial microbiology. The institute aims to upskill the competencies of potential learners through a combination of underpinning theoretical principles and practical applications.

With the growing interest in the microbiota field, there is still a bridge to be formed between the research and knowledge available and the practical clinical and industrial approaches of such information. IMAS is the first on the island to help health professionals to combine their current knowledge with today’s new practical approaches focused on microorganisms and their interactions with our health.

IMAS courses available_

The Institute of Microbiome and Applied Sciences (Licence Number: 2020-018) is intended to offer niche education and training to complement the expanding life science research capacity in Malta. The Institute provides the needed knowledge and resources to those working or studying in the field of microbial diagnostics and industrial microbial production.

Upon the completion of the given compulsory attendance and the successful pass of assignments and examinations, learners will receive the Certificate of Achievement for the given programme. Learn more about the institute’s Internal Quality Assurance policy.

Available courses

Human Microbiota and Microbiome

Qualification: MQF Level 5 | Award

Mode of study: online

Roles and Implications of Microbiota on Human health: A Therapeutical Approach

Qualification: MQF Level 7 MFHEA accredited | Award

Mode of study: in-person