BSc (Hons) or MSci (Hons) — 2024 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 2024
Full time
3 years
UK fees
Overseas fees
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, finding the answers to everyday questions like ‘Why do we feel ill after getting a Covid jab?’ 
  • Delve into advanced technologies in gene expression, immunology, human genetics, mechanistic toxicology and pharmacokinetics, neuroscience, pharmacology, systems biology and more. 
  • Play a crucial role in the development of new treatments for a range of diseases, including cancer, studying the chemical and physical principles of living things and biological processes. 
  • Learn from research-active biochemists who have expertise in ageing, genetic engineering, immunology, pharmacology, plasticity, sleep, toxicology and more. 
  • Complete an integrated masters and a laboratory-based dissertation, exploring topics like antibody class switching in B cells and neurodegenerative diseases, in preparation for a technical research career in industry or academia.
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