95.8% for overall satisfaction in Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry (National Student Survey – NSS 2022) 94% of our research overall in Biological Sciences was assessed to be world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021) About the course What are the mechanisms of life? Studying Biochemistry at Sussex, you’ll explore this question. Taught by leading biochemists and chemists, you’ll:
- study life at the molecular scale
- explore the chemical processes underpinning the activities of cells and organisms
- discover what happens when things go wrong, leading to diseases such as cancer
- find out how biochemistry can help us develop new therapeutics.
- purifying and analysing key biomolecules such as nucleic acids and enzymes
- exploring genomics data
- carrying out your own research project.
See the modules you will study by year by going to the 'view course details' link.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Including at least 5.5 in each component.|
|PTE Academic||59||Including at least 59 in all four skills.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||TOEFL (iBT), including at least 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing.|
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The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|