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Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

University of St Andrews

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    C700

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    3rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    5th

    1 (Biological Sciences)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    206

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    73

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.23

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

The BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry entails the study of the biochemical mechanisms involved in all life processes covering a broad spectrum of fields, from viral replication to neurobiology. You will investigate the biochemical aspects of cell and organismal function and regulation including protein function, molecular genetics, membranes and cell communication, bioenergetics and pharmacology as well as final-year laboratory project with one of the relevant research groups in the Biomedical Research Centre. Students interested in this course may also be interested in the Biochemistry Integrated Masters course, which allows you to graduate with a Master in Biochemistry. Graduates with a degree in a biology-related subject are in high demand and are keenly sought after by institutions including the government, universities, research centres and major companies.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

AAB

Details

To include Biology and Chemistry.Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

3rd

About this University

The University of St Andrews, founded in the 15th century, is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world. It has established a reputation as one of the world's leading research and teaching centres over the last 600 years. Today, the university offers a flexible degree structure based on the student's choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.

Address

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16 St Katharine's West

St Andrews

KY16 9AX

UNITED KINGDOM