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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biochemistry University of Bedfordshire - Luton Campus University of Bedfordshire - Luton Campus, UK

Intake Sep 2024

Feb 2024, Oct 2023

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GBP 14900

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36 months


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Program Overview

Biochemistry has revolutionised our understanding of biological systems, from microbes to humans, and led to ground-breaking biotechnology applications. Our degree equips you with the specialist knowledge and skills you need for a career in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries, as well as other related sectors.

Offering a strong foundation in modern biochemistry, this course allows you to explore core subjects such as genetics, cell biology and molecular biology along with specialised fields including bioinformatics and molecular modelling; drug design and development; biotechnology; and genetic engineering.

You gain specialist knowledge in areas such as structure-function relationships; signalling and regulatory systems; and metabolic pathways as well as building the practical laboratory skills to work at the forefront of this exciting and developing field.

Why choose this course?

  • Learn the techniques and practical laboratory skills essential for working in the field of biochemistry
  • Benefit from our new science facilities and STEM building, which offer a modern working environment including high-spec laboratories
  • Study with research-active experts in their field, many having previously worked at leading institutions such as Cambridge University, Imperial College London and King’s College London
  • Develop transferable skills highly sought after by employers, such as independent thinking; planning and problem solving; analysis; and communication skills
  • As a graduate, seek wider career opportunities in hospitals, government departments, academic organisations and the publishing industry. Or move on to further study at postgraduate level
  • Take the course over four years and include a fee-free year in industry (see below), gaining experience, adding to your CV and making contacts for the future
  • If you need to step up into higher education (see below), start with a Foundation Year which guarantees your place on the full degree course
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Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 7

Program Intensity Full-Time

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General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score
    72 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    12000 Per year

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    International Scholarships
    In the first year only on either undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses, international students will receive a £1,000 VC Scholarship. An international student progressing to a higher level degree* will receive, in the first year only of the new course, both a £1,000 VC Scholarship and a £500 alumni discount. Additional discounts of £500 are available for prompt payment of the first year fees in full, before or at registration (undergraduate and postgraduate).

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