• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

In this BSc Biochemistry (Hons) degree at The University of Hull, you'll study the fundamentals of chemistry and biology so that you can appreciate the fascinating interface between the two.

Besides the three-year option, there are more specialised versions of this course.

  • You can add a year’s work placement
  • Extend your study to Masters level with an extra year
  • A foundation year boosts your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements

More about this course

  • 93% of thechemistry graduates are in work or further study within six months (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers
  • industry-standard resources include mass spectrometry facilities, our own PET (Positron Emission Tomography) Research Centre, laser technology for elemental analysis and microfluidic fabrication capability.

You’ll be taught and inspired by biochemists, chemists and biologists. All leaders in their fields – from researchers in medical imaging, metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, wound healing and cancer to experts in lab-on-a-chip miniaturised biochemistry.

Future prospects

The graduates are highly sought-after in the thriving bioscience, biotech and pharmaceutical industries throughout the world because of the emphasis on collaboration and problem solving on our Biochemistry degree.

You will receive excellent training in fundamental scientific principles, laboratory work, teamwork, organisational skills and computing skills. It is these invaluable qualities that make our graduates so attractive to the job market as a whole.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Organic Chemistry and the Analytical Approach
  • Insight into Biochemistry and Scientific Skills
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry
  • Protein Biochemistry
  • Molecular Genetics and Proteomics
  • Synthesis and Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from: 

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    17200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Hull

  • 729 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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