University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Biochemistry is the fascinating branch of laboratory-based science that brings together chemistry and biology to explore life at the molecular level. Today’s research biochemists are at the forefront of advances in many fields, including medicine, genetics, pharmaceuticals, toxicology, plant sciences, forensic science and food science. On this course you will acquire the knowledge and techniques that you will need to begin to approach contemporary biological problems and to start to look for solutions.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
The assessment package for each module can include examination and coursework. The proportion of each will vary between modules, and the coursework may comprise a written report, a case study, a literature review, a poster or an oral presentation. The research dissertation will be assessed by the submission of a 4,000-word research paper.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BCC - BBC||Must include grade B in Chemistry|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Considered alongside GCE A Level Chemistry Or BTEC Extended Diploma (Applied Science) – (must include Chemistry modules)|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE (Science) Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||including Chemistry|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||including 5 or above in HL Chemistry|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3||including Chemistry|
A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|