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Course summary

Overview Why study biochemistry with us Our BSc Biochemistry lets you build on your existing scientific interest while you develop practical biochemistry skills over a study period that’s tailored to suit your career ambitions. You’ll learn the core themes from a range of science subjects and have access to our world-class facilities to help develop your laboratory, research and analytical skills. With the flexibility to study over three years (full-time), four years (with a paid, year-long work placement, subject to any restrictions that may apply in light of the ongoing Covid 19 outbreak), or six years (part-time), you’ll also get plenty of unique work placement opportunities that will let you put your newfound skills into practice and build your professional experience. Build your practical biochemistry skills Our London location gives you access to unique leading companies, experts and industry links placements. You’ll have access to the latest research and analytical laboratory facilities (on campus, through pre-recorded demonstrations based in our labs and virtual labs), along with the support to develop the essential skills, techniques and confidence to take your skills from the campus to real, working projects. We’ll also give you the help and support you need to develop your exit portfolio, CV and career entry plan to prepare you for a successful career in a wide range of areas within biochemistry. Get the support you need to succeed While you are an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience. We’ll also help you develop the analytical, problem solving, team work and communication skills you need to succeed in private and public sector fields such as biochemicals, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and food.

Modules

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)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C79A
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

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: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/biochemistry 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.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.mdx.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate/entry-requirements-for-undergraduates


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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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/biochemistry
Biochemistry at Middlesex University - UCAS