BSc (Hons) or MSci (Hons) — 2025 entry Biochemistry

Biochemistry is at the heart of life and the explanation of all life processes. On our Biochemistry BSc/MSci you’ll gain an understanding of complex biochemical processes, such as health, disease and ageing, and learn in a research-active environment.    

Key course information

Start date
September 2025
Full time
3 years
Overseas fees
To be confirmed
UCAS code
Stag Hill
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Why choose
this course?

  • Explore the fundamental processes of life at a cellular level, from simple existence to the coordination of billions of living cells.  
  • Learn how technology and genetic principles can be used to tackle global challenges like world hunger, insulin shortages and vaccine production.  
  • Play a crucial role in the development of new treatments for a range of diseases, including cancer and Parkinson's disease.    
  • Immerse yourself in some of the ground-breaking research being done at Surrey on sleep, ageing, immunology, pharmacology, virology and more.   
  • Choose our integrated masters pathway and complete an extended laboratory-based dissertation, preparing you for a technical research career in industry or academia.
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Biosciences are ranked top 5 for overall student satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023


Of our biosciences and medicine graduates go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA)

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Surrey is ranked 12th in the Complete University Guide 2025

*Measured by % positivity based on Q1-24 for all providers listed in the Guardian University Guide league tables. 


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