Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course Summary:
- Gain knowledge and practical experience of molecular, biochemical and analytical science.
- Combine the chemical and biological sciences to understand cellular mechanisms underpinning disease and advances in diagnostic and treatment strategies.
- Apply the material taught at university to real-world experience as a biochemist with year-long or summer placement opportunities available.
- Transfer to the MSci route for a specialist year of research-intensive study working alongside our internationally recognised researchers.
- interactive workshops
- small group academic tutorials
- scenario-based laboratory classes
- project work
- Work placements
- Research projects
- Networking opportunities
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the following modules list for further information. Year 1 (Compulsory modules): 1) Cellular Biology And Biochemistry With Microbiology, 2) Fundamentals Of Organic Chemistry, 3) Human Physiology And Anatomy, 4) Principles Of Chemistry And Analytical Science, 5) Professional And Scientific Practice 1: Labs, 6) Professional And Scientific Practice 1: Skills. Year 2 (Compulsory modules): 1) Analytical And Bioanalytical Science, 2) Molecular Biology And Biochemistry, 3) Professional And Scientific Practice 2, 3) Practical Topics In Biochemistry. Year 2 (Elective modules): 1) Advanced Cell Biology, 2) Organic And Biological Chemistry. Year 3 (Optional modules): Placement Year. Final year (Compulsory modules): 1) Advanced Analytical Science, 2) Applied Biochemistry, 3) Professional And Scientific Practice 3, 4) Research Project. Final Year (Elective Modules): 1) Advanced Organic Synthesis And Spectroscopy, 2) Bioethics And Human Genetics, 3) Bioinformatics And Human Genetics, 4) Medicinal Chemistry And Drug Discovery, 5) Pharmacology.
Coursework, exams, and practicals.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Royal Society of Biology
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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
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Additional entry requirements
We strongly recommend that you tell us about any long-term health conditions or disabilities you may have. This is so we can assess whether we can deliver the course in such a way that you can meet the course requirements and take part without disadvantage. You can contact our University student support staff on 0114 225 3964 (voice and Minicom) and explore any issues you may have. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.|
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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