Biochemistry (Chester) (Hons), B.Sc. | University of Chester | Chester, United Kingdom
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Biochemistry (Chester) (Hons)

36 months
12950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study the fascinating branch of laboratory-based science, Biochemistry, which brings together chemistry and biology to explore life at the molecular level. The Biochemistry (Chester) (Hons) degree is offered at University of Chester.


Biochemists are at the forefront of advances in many fields, including medicine, genetics, pharmaceuticals, toxicology, forensic science and food science.

On this Biochemistry (Chester) (Hons) course from University of Chester you will acquire the knowledge and techniques that you will need to begin to approach contemporary biological problems and to start to look for solutions.

Why study this course with us?

Biochemistry is taught by enthusiastic academic and professional staff who will provide continuous support throughout your studies at Chester Medical School.

The academic staff are research active and continually strive to promote research within areas of Biochemistry, in which they have published research findings and discussed their work at national and international conferences. You will have the opportunity to join a research team to undertake your research dissertation in the final year.

This course is designed to develop your interest in understanding the biochemistry of life and how biochemical processes are involved in health and disease. You will acquire the knowledge and techniques needed to approach biological and clinical problems.

Programme Structure


  • Advanced Microbiology
  • Biochemistry & Metabolic Regulation
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Genetics and Genomics
  • Pathophysiology
  • Professional Skills for Life Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. 
  • 112 UCAS points from GCE A Levels or equivalent, including GCE A Level Chemistry at grade B. Typical offer – BCC-BBC.
  • BTEC Extended Diploma/BTEC Diploma (Applied Science) – DMM/D*D* (must include Chemistry modules). BTECs in other subjects can be considered if they are studied in combination with A level Chemistry.
  • International Baccalaureate - 26 points, including 5 in HL Chemistry
  • Access to HE (Science) Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit (12-15 in Chemistry)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12950 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Chester

660 - 1140 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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