|Location||United Kingdom, Hatfield|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 Years|
|Tuition fee||£9,250.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
with no less than 5.5 in any band.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
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.
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.
On graduation, you will be eligible for employment as a biomedical scientist in the National Health Service and Public Health Service laboratories. In addition, job opportunities exist in the Blood Transfusion Service Laboratories; pharmaceutical and healthcare industries; forensic laboratories; sales and marketing in the healthcare field; education and research. First salaries range from £12,000 to £22,000 pa. 80% or our students have gone on to work or study after graduation (Unistats, 2013).
All Biosciences students have the opportunity to undertake a work placement or study overseas in Europe or North America during their 3rd year.