Biochemistry BSc

Bachelor degree
36 months
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Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £22,620
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

Highlights of biochemistry at Nottingham Expand your study through a wide choice of optional modules, including subjects from other schools such as languages or business Gain substantial laboratory experience from year one and contribute to real research during your final year project Travel while you learn, with opportunities to study abroad in your second year Have a large percentage of your learning based in a Medical School with academic staff who have an interest in human biochemistry You’ll study a broad curriculum of biochemistry, covering cell biology, molecular genetics, biotechnology, metabolism and nutrition. This breadth of knowledge provides opportunities for a variety of careers in industry or research. Through optional modules and research projects, you can tailor the course to focus on the specific areas of biochemistry that interest you. As courses have a similar first year, there are also opportunities to switch to another biochemistry degree path at the end of year one. Teaching methods and assessment You will learn through a variety of methods depending on the module. These may include: laboratory classes lectures seminars tutorials workshops Assessment varies on the module being studied but typically is a combination of: dissertations essays exams laboratory reports presentations Study abroad The University offers the chance to study abroad at an approved partner university through the Universitas 21 programme. This is an exciting opportunity to gain a global perspective of science, boost your communication skills, and to discover a new culture. Year in industry There is the possibility to gain valuable work experience with an optional placement year. Placements are a great opportunity to see what the sector you want to go into is like, try out specific job roles, and to gain the skills that employers want.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
A level offer AAB Required subjects Chemistry and at least one other science subject at A level (biology preferred). A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately. GCSE English language and maths at grade 4 or above are also required IB score 34 (5/6 in chemistry and another science, in any order, at Higher Level) IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Career opportunities

On completion of the course, you will have developed a thorough understanding of the fundamental aspects of cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics. Your research skills will be at a level that allows you to compete for the best postgraduate positions. Throughout the course you will have built up a range of transferable skills in presentation, interpretation and criticism of scientific data. These are all skills valued by employers. Recent graduate destinations include: Cambridge Bioscience: technical sales (medical research) EY: audit trainee Essex and Suffolk Water: water quality scientist Inpharmation: business development consultant (pharmaceuticals) NHS: biomedical scientist Retroscreen Virology Ltd: project administrator (medical research) Succinct: assistant editor (media and communications) Vectura: scientist (pharmaceutical industry)

Campus location

Nottingham , United Kingdom

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