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Biochemistry, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #364 (BCR) , AL,
The B.A. in biochemistry is designed for students who intend to pursue a career in medicine, dentistry, or other health-related fields. The curriculum associated with this degree program closely follows the recommendations of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), and it prepares students to take the MCAT and DAT.


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in biochemistry, B.A. in chemistry, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in chemistry with an optional emphasis in biochemistry, B.S. in forensic chemistry, and a minor in chemistry. At the graduate level, the department offers a Master of Science (M.S.) in chemistry, Doctor of Arts (D.A.) in chemistry, and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in chemistry.

The B.S. in chemistry program is certified by the American Chemical Society. The B.S. in forensic chemistry is accredited by the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission. The B.A. in biochemistry follows the guidelines of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

To enroll in the B.A. in biochemistry, students must have successfully completed Chem 105 or be eligible to register for Chem 105, which requires a score of 25 on the mathematics portion of the ACT or a 580 on the mathematics portion of the SAT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1021 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1021 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    356 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 356 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 850 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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