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Biochemistry and Biology BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.We will equip you with the skills to tackle increasingly problematic and complex issues surrounding our ever growing and ageing human population, our medical problems and the impacts our actions have on each other and on life on Earth.Combining Biochemistry and Biology gives you the chance to approach problems from the molecular and organismal level. The Biochemistry element of the course covers mainly mammalian Biochemistry and has a focus on health and disease.You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in field courses, undertake research projects and apply for placements.A four year version of the programme provides the opportunity to take an industrial placement in the third year and the possibility of completing a placement at one of a number of research institutes in Europe. For example our students have completed placements at the prestigious Pasteur Institute in Paris, home to a number of Nobel Prize winners.A degree in Biochemistry and Biology is the first step towards a broad variety of careers. These can include the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food industries, the NHS and environmental health sector and research within the biological, environmental and medical sectors.The applied nature of the programme will equip you with a range of transferable employability skills of relevance to careers in the Biosciences as well as in other graduate careers where numeracy and an objective scientific approach to problem solving are valued.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABC

To include 1 science A level (Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Human Biology, Maths, Physics, Psychology or Statistics). A or AS-level Chemistry at grade C also required.

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University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele offers a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    124 54%

    56th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    11

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