Biochemistry and Genetics with Foundation Year at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS

Course summary

Biochemistry and Genetics is a highly contemporary course that draws from both the fields of biochemistry and genetics to focus on the study of life at the molecular level. This dynamic and exciting area of the sciences is at the forefront of modern scientific innovation in areas like genetic engineering and personalized medicine. This makes this course an excellent choice if you want to pursue a career in scientific research or in industry. The course emphasises the development of practical and employment-relevant skills in our newly opened, state-of-the-art laboratories. You’ll learn how to apply a theoretical scientific knowledge base to real-world problems that are crucial to our sustainable future. This will involve in-depth study of topics such as protein structure and function, enzymology, metabolism, molecular biological techniques as well as plant, animal and human genetics. This will give you the skills and confidence complete a major research project in your final year where you can independently work in an area of your interest evidence your ability to tackle new problems for potential employers. To support you throughout this exciting and challenging degree, you'll receive expert teaching that is informed by research and involves you in the research of a diverse and multi-disciplinary team of experienced academics. You will also have the opportunity to complete a placement module, where you'll work in a commercial environment and learn new skills to enhance your CV and help you stand out as a skilled and experienced graduate. Completing this course will enable you to pursue a wide range of careers in the biotechnology sector. Alternatively, you may also choose to continue to further study on a Masters course or a PhD.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Fees and funding

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England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The fees above are for the 2024/25 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2024/25. In addition, the University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website. International Tuition Fees (including EU fees): To be confirmed Undergraduate tuition fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2024/25 Overseas tuition fees for international students, and information about any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage. More details about International student fees and funding and any Scholarships which are available can be found on the following weblink which will be updated for 2024/25 entrants in due course:
Biochemistry and Genetics with Foundation Year at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS