Biochemistry, B.Sc. | Royal Holloway University of London | London, United Kingdom
36 months
25200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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The Biochemistry course from Royal Holloway University of London, provides a comprehensive coverage of the principles of biochemistry, and includes a range of options that span the spectrum from medically-oriented biochemistry, through biochemistry in plants, to industrial applications of biochemistry. 


Our flexible degree structure allows you to tailor your course to your own interests, even within the first year.

The skills and experience you’ll gain studying Biochemistry will make you an attractive prospect to employers.

A combination of laboratory experience, ground-breaking research and a wide range of additional skills and competencies have helped our graduates find work in fields from forensic medicine to biotechnology. 

Pursue your passion for the fascinating principles of biochemistry and graduate with the skills and qualifications you need to find success in your chosen field.

Your future career

Study Biochemistry at Royal Holloway University of London and gain the skills and experience you need to move into the workplace. 

You’ll gain invaluable laboratory experience throughout the duration of your studies and you can choose to complete a lab-based research project in your third year, helping to develop the transferrable skills employers look for in successful candidates. 

Royal Holloway Biological Sciences alumni have gone on to careers in sectors including medical research, forensic science, clinical trials coordination and biotechnology.


This course is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Becoming a Bioscientist
  •  Cell Biology and Evolution
  •  Genetics
  •  Chemistry of Life
  •  Fundamental Biochemistry
  •  Protein Biochemistry and Enzymology
  •  Bioenergetics and Metabolism
  •  Protein Structure and Function

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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360 alternative credits


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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels: ABB-BBB
Required subjects:
  • A-level Biology plus another Science from either Chemistry, Maths or Physics. A Pass is required in the practical element of all Science A-levels taken.
  • At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.
  • All teaching at Royal Holloway is in English. You will therefore need to have good enough written and spoken English to cope with your studies right from the start.

Tuition Fee

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    25200 GBP/year
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  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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