Biochemistry with Foundation at University of West London - UCAS

Course summary

If you want to make a difference, this Biochemistry degree provides you with the tools and knowledge to research and develop solutions for many of the sustainable development challenges that the world faces today. Whether you focus on health, the environment, food security or the pharmaceutical industry, this sub-discipline of chemistry and biology makes for a fascinating field of study and opens up a range of future career paths. This course has been designed to enable you to develop both discipline-specific and employability skills in a range of key scientific areas including: • practical laboratory techniques • scientific literacy • bioinformatics. Throughout your studies, you will enjoy access to a vibrant research community within the school as well as being able to choose from a wide range of optional modules enabling you to tailor-make your progress to suit your own interests. The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course. Our BSc (Hons) Biochemistry course provides an excellent foundation in a discipline that is at the centre of almost all biological sciences. You will learn about the important biological and chemical processes that underpin life from subjects such as biochemistry, microbiology, cell biology and molecular biology. You will also gain insight into key essential processes and pathways within the cell, like gene regulation, enzyme activity, metabolism and more. Throughout the course, you will benefit from: • being part of a learning community that conducts cutting edge research into areas such as cancer, genomics, microbiology, food safety, ageing and memory, and translation medicine • access to brand-new facilities that include equipment used in modern pharmaceutical, nutritional and clinical laboratories • option of a placement year to develop your employability and career prospects • final year research project - allows you to focus your studies on your specific interests and career goals. A wide array of optional modules allows you to shape your studies to match your own interests and career ambitions.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Must include a science subject at level 3. GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade 4/C or above, plus 2 further sciences.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £16250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Biochemistry with Foundation at University of West London - UCAS