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Biochemistry BSc (Hons)
Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

  • ID:US440125
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,900.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • ​IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5  in each component 
  • PTE 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

Course Information

While biomedical scientists work on diagnosis and disease profiling and biopharmaceutical scientists work on drug discovery and development, biochemistry sits directly in between these disciplines and contributes to healthcare in both areas. 

You will examine the origin of life, the study of disease and the complex chemistry and developmental biology of whole organisms. Study areas including biological chemistry, cell biology, clinical chemistry and molecular biology.

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Year 1 (national level 4):

  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Cell Biology and Biochemistry (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutics and Pharmacology  (20 credits)
  • Research and Practical Skills in Biopharmaceutical Science (40 credits)

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Further Research and Practical Skills in Biopharmaceutical Science (40 credits)
  • Organic Chemistry (20 credits)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Biotechnology (20 credits)
  • Further Analytical Sciences (20 credits)
  • Cellular and Clinical Biochemistry (20 credits)

Year 3

  • Optional one-year placement in the Pharmaceutical Sciences industry

Final year (national level 6)

  • Advanced Chemistry (20 credits)
  • Advanced Biotechnology and Biochemistry (20 credits)
  • Molecular Medicine (20 credits)
  • Advance Cellular Biochemistry (20 credits)
  • Research Project (40 credits)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Biochemists are employed in an increasingly wide range of roles in biological, environmental and clinical fields, with employment opportunities stretching from healthcare through forensic science to the food and pharmaceutical industries. The typical salary for a graduate Biochemist is £21,000. This salary increases based upon postgraduate and industrial experience.

Companies that have employed our graduates include pharmaceutical multinationals such as GSK, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, Pfizer and AstraZeneca.

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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