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BScBiochemistry

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
Course code C1CR
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herts.ac.uk/courses/biochemistry2 

Overview

Why choose this course?
Biochemistry is the scientific study of the chemistry of living cells, tissues, organs and organisms.On this degree programme you will study how biochemistry affects our lives, from the discovery of new drugs and the design of new medical treatments , to the industrialisation of laboratory processes.Our links with industry provide you with fantastic opportunities to gain valuable experience in the biosciences industry during the placement year.

Programme structure

Year 1: Cell biology and development; human physiology; molecular biology and genetics; personal transferable skills 1; bioscience; introduction to biochemistry, microbiology & pharmacology; molecular structure and reactivity. Year 2: Principles of immunology; biochemistry; molecular and cell biology; personal transferable skills 2; bioscience; bioscience research methods; molecular structure and synthesis; analytical science. Final year: Cellular differentiation and development; advanced biochemistry; project; pharmaceutical synthesis, production & analysis.

Career opportunities

Careers
Our Biosciences graduates are highly sought after by employers in the industry due to the reputation of our teaching, the vocational element to our degrees and the fact that many of our students already have a year’s work experience when they graduate which they gained in the sandwich year. Graduates can find employment in the pharmaceutical, food and drink, agrochemical and biotechnology industries as well as in industrial, academic and charity funded research. Some graduates also go on to work in health care and environment agencies. First salaries range from £12,000 to £22,000 pa. 75% of our students have gone on to work or study after graduation (Unistats, 2013)

Work Placement
All Biosciences students have the opportunity to undertake a work placement or study overseas in Europe or North America during their 3rd year.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.