Biochemistry with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS

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Course summary

Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. Combining theoretical knowledge with lab-based practical skills, you are placed at the forefront of biomedical research to learn about the beauty of the living world. * Why study BSc Biochemistry at Middlesex University?* BSc Biochemistry features core themes from a wide range of science subjects including chemistry, molecular biology and immunology. You will deal with real-world issues in medicine and the environment, developing a vigorous understanding of biochemistry. Boasting world-class facilities, your laboratory, research and analytical skills will be developed throughout the course. Unique to this course are the two work placement opportunities. You have the option to go on year-long industrial placements, developing excellent employment prospects and transferable skills. This course is designed for those with a strong scientific interest and a desire to develop knowledge and practical skills in biochemistry. Course highlights You will develop a range of skills and techniques which are at the forefront of scientific research and industry You will have the opportunity to gain work experience through a one-year placement and work experience module You will have access to modern research and analytical laboratory facilities in our cutting-edge Hatchcroft Building Our careers service offers you a range of support both while you're studying and after you've graduated Receive a free electronic textbook for every module.


Core modules Life Sciences (30 credits) - Compulsory SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology) (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Foundation Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Chemistry (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Year 1 - Compulsory Professional Skills for Biochemistry (15 credits) Genetics (15 credits) Physiology and Anatomy (15 credits) Fundamentals of Chemistry (30 credits) Cell Biology (15 credits) Metabolic Biochemistry (30 credits) Year 2 - Compulsory Research Methods and Project Planning (30 credits) Molecular Biology (15 credits) Analytical Techniques (15 credits) Advanced Organic Chemistry I (15 credits) Immunology and Endocrinology (15 credits) Functional Biochemistry (30 credits) Optional Sandwich Year Biology Placement (120 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory Bioinformatics (15 credits) Advanced Biochemical Techniques (15 credits) Dissertation (30 credits) Gene Expression and Control (15 credits) Biochemistry of Human Disease (15 credits) Year 3 - Optional Gene Technology (15 credits) Computational Chemistry (15 credits) Advanced Organic Chemistry II (15 credits) Work Experience (30 credits)

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

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Biochemistry with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS