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What is Biochemsitry and Medical Biochemistry?

Our Biochemistry degree will enable you to study the chemical processes that occur within living organisms, working to understand the process of life itself and building the skills and knowledge to work as a biochemist in a range of industries.

Medical Biochemistry will equip you with the skills and knowledge to understand how cells work at a molecular level, building the skills and knowledge to develop new ideas and products that are applied to the biggest health challenges we face today.

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What kind of jobs can you get with a biochemistry degree?

100% of our Biochemistry Graduates are in Employmnet or further study 6months after study. Biochemistry is a practical science with applications in many other biological fields. The core knowledge, abilities and skills of a biochemist allow them to succeed in various industries from hospitals to universities, agriculture, cosmetics, education, and pharmaceuticals.

UK Top 5 Careers Prospects (Guardian University League Table 2020)

Pathways to Medicine

Pathways to Medicine makes a great 5th choice for your UCAS Application giving you the opportunity to secure a guaranteed interview for our Medicine Programme by the time you graduate. 

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What is it like to study Biochemistry and Medical Biochemistry?

You can choose a 3-year BSc degree or, if you’re particularly interested in pursuing a research career, our 4-year MSci degree. If you choose Medical Biochemistry, you can also follow our Pathway to Medicine. By tailoring your studies, you can work towards the career you want and make your final year research project really count. 

We also offer a Biochemistry and Genetics joint honours degree, which allows you to study developments at the forefront of molecular biology research and its impact on humandisease, demonstrating the overlapping principles of the biochemistry and genetics disciplines. 

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Find out more information about each of our courses. On each course page you will find information on modules, entry requirements, teaching staff, tuition fees and how our Pathways to Medicine work.

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