University of Sunderland

Biochemistry with Integrated Foundation Year University of Sunderland Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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This is a four-year version of our popular BSc (Hons) Biochemistry course, with an integrated foundation year. While biomedical scientists work on diagnosis and disease profiling and biopharmaceutical scientists work on drug discovery and development, biochemistry sits directly in between these disciplines and contributes to healthcare in both areas.

You will examine the origin of life, the study of disease and the complex chemistry and developmental biology of whole organisms. Study areas including biological chemistry, cell biology, clinical chemistry and molecular biology.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C702
Institution code S84
Campus name City Campus
Campus code A

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Normally a minimum of three Level 2 qualifications (NVQ, GCSE or equivalent), including Maths and English at Grade C or above and a minimum of 40 UCAS points from Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A Levels, BTEC Certificates/Diplomas, access courses or equivalent).
OR
Demonstrable evidence of appropriate knowledge and skills acquired from at least three years of post-school work experience.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5,000 Year 1
England £5,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,000 Year 1
Scotland £5,000 Year 1
Wales £5,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Foundation Year £5,000 Honours Degree Year 1, 2 & 3 £9,250. Visit our website to find out about our range of Scholarships.

Provider information

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University of Sunderland
Edinburgh Building, City Campus
Chester Road
Sunderland
SR1 3SD


Course contact details

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