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Bachelor of Biochemistry
Bachelor of Biochemistry

Bachelor of Biochemistry

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements 

English Requirements

  • IELTS 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 in all elements) or
  • TOEFL 100 overall (minimum 22 in all elements) or
  • PTE 69 overall (minimum 62 in all elements)





Course Information

Our biochemistry courses cover all aspects of the applied biochemistry and biotechnology industries, including commercialising technology, entrepreneurship, and intellectual property and patents, with lectures and case studies from business leaders and academics.

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Year 1

Core modules

  • Biological Chemistry

  • Cell Biology

  • Molecular Biology

  • Proteins and Enzymes

Year 2

Core modules

  • Genes and Genomics

  • Integrative Cell Biology

  • Fundamentals of Molecular Biochemistry

  • Protein Science

  • Tutored Dissertation

Optional modules

  • Applied Molecular Biochemistry

  • Challenges in Cell Biology

  • Topics in Biotechnology

​Year 3

Core modules

  • Science Communication

  • Laboratory-based research project or literature-based dissertation

Optional modules

You choose one module from each group below.

Group 1

  • Damage and Repair in Biological Systems

  • Macromolecules in Three Dimensions

  • Medical Microbiology

  • Neuroscience Research

  • Plant Biotechnology and Development

  • Stem Cells, Regeneration and Ageing

Group 2

  • Advanced Topics in Immunity and Infection

  • Advanced Topics in Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Cancer

  • Integrative Systems Biology

  • Mechanisms of Gene Expression

  • Metabolic and Network Engineering

  • Symbiosis, Plant Immunity and Disease

Group 3

  • Biodiversity Genomics

  • Bioinformatics

  • Biotechnology Applications of Proteins

  • Medical Glycobiology

  • Molecular Basis of Bacterial Infection

  • Synthetic Biology

  • Systems Neuroscience

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Life sciences graduates enjoy excellent career opportunities. Many of our graduates go on to study for a higher degree in the field, typically starting with a Master’s degree, followed by a PhD and a career in academic research or industry. Other opportunities for Life Sciences graduates include government and industrial research, public health, and careers in business.

Recent graduates of the Department have become:

  • Bioinformatics Data Analyst, Multinational healthcare company
  • Senior Associate, Management consulting firm
  • Co-founder, Biochemical startup
  • Pharmacy Technical Officer, NHS
  • Senior Analyst, Medical communications and health economics agency

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