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Biochemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
If you are interested in studying the science behind the latest advances in medicine, nutrition, and pharmaceuticals, then this Biochemistry degree offered at Aberystwyth University is for you.
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Overview

Biochemistry degree offered at Aberystwyth University will qualify you for careers in areas specifically related to the discipline, such as biomedical science, biotechnology and pharmaceutical research. In addition, the skills acquired from this course are highly demanded by employers in all fields, from teaching to management.

Employability

What opportunities are available for me?

 Some of our graduates have pursued career paths with the following: 

  • GlaxoSmithKline;
  • Astra Zeneca;
  • Education;
  • Research;
  • Laboratories. 

What will I get from my degree?

Employability is embedded in our teaching. We are linked closely with the Biochemical society, which is a great platform for students to network with others in their discipline.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Molecules
  • Cell Biology
  • Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Evolution And The Diversity Of Life
  • Exploring Genetics
  • Metabolism
  • Microbial Diversity 
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Molecular Laboratory Skills
  • Study And Communication Skills 
  • The Green Planet 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

  • A Levels BBC-BBB with B in Chemistry
  • GCSE requirements (grade C min):English or Welsh, Mathematics and a Science subject
  • BTEC National Diploma: DDM
  • International Students
  • International Baccalaureate:30 points overall with 5 points in Chemistry at Higher Level
  • European Baccalaureate:65-70% overall with 75% in specified subject

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Aberystwyth

  • 700 - 1300 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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