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Biochemistry (with placement ) BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    C703

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    9th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    10th

    11 (Biological Sciences)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    177

  • Graduate Prospects

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    83

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.97

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

Gain a fundamental understanding of life processes at a molecular level. You’ll be prepared for a career examining the molecular basis of life.Biochemistry involves solving biological problems through an understanding of the molecular basis of life. You will develop your knowledge, techniques and understanding at a fundamental level, preparing you for a wide range of academic, industrial and medically related careers.In the first year, you’ll study a broad introduction to biosciences. This will give you a foundation from which you will have the option to specialise in specific areas, such as neuroscience, cellular molecular biology, genomics and biotechnology. You will also gain hands-on experience of practical scientific techniques in dedicated undergraduate laboratories, as well as access to specialist technology in research labs.In the final year, you’ll undertake a research project, giving you first-hand experience as a researcher and the opportunity to contribute to some of the world-leading research in the Department.You will graduate with a solid foundation for further study or graduate roles where a broader knowledge of molecular biosciences is needed. The academic and key skills you'll develop mean you will also be prepared for a wide range of alternative careers.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points

AAB

Details

Compulsory A level subjectsAAB in three A levels including A in Biology and Chemistry.If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.A level Alternative offerABBABB in three A levels including Biology and Chemistry subject with A in Biology or Chemistry plus one of the following:grade A in an EPQgrade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificategrade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectivesgrade B in a Core Mathematics qualificationgrade B in AS level Mathematics or StatisticsIf you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

University information

University Ranking

9th

About this University

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966. The Claverton Campus is 1 mile from the centre of the beautiful City of Bath, a World Heritage Site. International (non-UK) students account for a third of the student body and represent over 100 nationalities.

Address

Main Site

Registry

Claverton Down Road Claverton Down

Bath

BA2 7AY

UNITED KINGDOM