University of Exeter

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biochemistry

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Course summary

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The degree programme in Biochemistry focuses on understanding the biochemical control of biological processes, particularly in the cell, and the tools for investigating these mechanisms. After a broad first year, this degree focuses on cellular biochemistry providing specialist modules aimed at understanding key topics at the frontiers of cell biology. As you progress through years two and three, a wide choice of biochemistry module options is available. Our Biochemistry degree leads to career opportunities in biotechnological, pharmaceutical and other industries, as well as many further study options, including PhD/MSc/MRes programmes. This programme is also available as a four-year degree with the third year spent studying at a partner university abroad, or on an industrial placement. Why study Biochemistry at Exeter? •experience teaching graded nationally as 'Excellent' with staff who are research leaders •work in state-of-the-art learning facilities •take the opportunity to study abroad •acquire key transferable skills and knowledge •carry out challenging independent research •undertake a year long industrial placement •graduate with outstanding employment prospects Programme variations Programme variations •BSc Biochemistry with Industrial Experience •BSc Biochemistry with Study Abroad

Course details


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
C724
Institution code:
E84
Campus name:
University of Exeter (Exeter Campuses)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Maths at grade B or 5 and either GCSE Double Award Science or GCSE Chemistry at grade C or 4.


English language requirements

GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4

For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/applications/entry/#english-language


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £23800 Year 1
International £23800 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full details regarding tuition fee and other costings, see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/money/fees/
Biochemistry at University of Exeter - UCAS