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Applied Biosciences (Medical Biochemistry) BSc (Hons)

York St John University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This programme allows you to specialise in the subject you're most interested in. You'll study the functions and interactions between essential biological molecules. This will allow you to investigate, analyse and understand the triggers for common biochemical disorders. If you want to discover the molecular changes associated with health and disease, this is the programme for you. If you have a keen interest in biochemistry and the desire to focus on detailed mechanistic changes, this is the degree for you. In your first year, you'll gain an in-depth knowledge of human biology and biochemistry. In your second and third year, you'll specialise your studies. You will develop your understanding of normal metabolic pathways and physiology in health. Uncover the inherited and sporadic changes that cause prevalent diseases. We'll offer new insights into how our biological systems change in response to a variety of diseases. You'll conduct a detailed analysis of hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and more. Our team of academic and technical staff will interact with you during and after your studies. They're passionate about helping you achieve your ambitions. While studying, you'll develop your scientific knowledge and employability. Our focus on transferable and multidisciplinary skills give you a range of employment options when you graduate.We give you the opportunity to take your learning to the next level with placements. Gain hands-on experience both at the University and in local industrial laboratories. We'll support you to organise short placements throughout your studies. Alternatively, you can choose to take part in a year-long external placement in industry. Our Applied Biosciences courses have distinct award titles but these titles represent a specialism, not a separate degree course. The Applied Biosciences suite will share all first year modules with the existing Biomedical Science degree and have the same entry criteria. You will be able to swap between courses at the end of your first year, but once you start your second year, you will need to remain on your chosen specialist route. Once you have studied all subjects in your first year, you can make an informed choice about which area you enjoy and would like to specialise in.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104

104 points from a Biology based BTEC or BCC including a grade B or above in Biology.


University information

York St John University

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  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 73

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    115 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%


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