BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: May
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £22
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £18,300
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

On this degree course, you'll: Learn to become a professional scientist with the latest theory backed up by lab training Study genes and cells, how they work at molecular level and clone DNA in practical classes Understand the role of biochemistry in developing fuel and biofuels, fighting disease, and researching animal and human development Learn from academic staff who are doing trailblazing research into epigenetics, developmental biology, molecular biology, microbiology and molecular biophysics Get involved with the European Xenopus Resource Centre, one of the largest frog resource facilities in the world Access our molecular biology research labs, globally regarded as some of the best available at a university Use the latest tech such as X-ray diffractometers, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers and instrumentation for protein purification Have the opportunity to apply to the Erasmus+ exchange scheme, which involves a summer research placement at a European university

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Typical offers
A levels – ABB–BBB
UCAS points – 120–128 points to include 3 A levels, or equivalent, including Biology and Chemistry, with 40 points from either A level Biology or Chemistry Applicants will normally need to pass the separate Science Practical Endorsement (calculate your UCAS points)
BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDM
International Baccalaureate – 27
You may need to have studied specific subjects – see full entry requirements and other qualifications we accept
English language requirements
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Career opportunities

Once you complete your BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, you’ll be ready for a career in scientific research, forensic science or pharmaceuticals. With specialist modules like Business for Biosciences and Genes and Development, you’ll have many opportunities to discover your niche.

Campus location

Portsmouth , United Kingdom

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