Northumbria University, Newcastle

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biochemistry

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Course summary

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Biochemistry is the branch of science that explores the chemical processes within and related to living organisms. It is primarily a laboratory based science that brings together biology and chemistry. By using chemical knowledge and techniques, biochemists can understand and solve biological problems. The BSc (hons) Biochemistry course aims to enable a Northumbria graduate to gain the practical knowledge and skills needed to work in a scientific research environment, as well as transferable skills to begin a career in a wide variety of scientific and commercial fields. This course would be complementary in provision to the existing courses currently delivered within the department of Applied Sciences.

Course details

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F115
Institution code:
N77
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

English Language Requirements: International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
73%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
89%
Go onto work and study

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

EU students are advised to refer to the University's EU scholarship page via the 'Northumbria Undergraduate EU Scholarship 2021/22' page. Please note that information regarding any additional fees and/or funding can be located on the Northumbria University Course Page.
Biochemistry at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS