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Biochemistry and Genetics MSci (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Molecular biology, genetic engineering and biotechnology play a large factor in this degree. You will learn how to combine the growing fields of biochemistry and genetics which could lead to the development of such revolutionary medical procedures such as personalised medicine based on your genes.Improve your skills in the lab with practical experience from year one. You will be trained by tutors who are active in the fields of biochemistry and biology, ensuring that you leave university with the skills needed to be successful in your future career.Through optional modules and research projects, you can tailor the course to focus on the specific areas of biochemistry that interest you. As our courses have a similar first year, there are also opportunities to switch to another biochemistry degree path at the end of year one.BSc or MSci?MSci degrees are undergraduate-level courses which last for four years and have an integrated masters qualification. They are the equivalent to a bachelors degree plus a masters level qualification. These courses usually provide additional industry and/or research experience to enhance your future prospects. An MSci is excellent preparation for further study such as a PhD.If you choose to study an MSci, your student loan will cover tuition fees and living costs for the additional year too (home/EU students only). If you are unsure on whether to choose an MSci or BSc, we recommend you choose the MSci to secure your funding. Transfer to the BSc is possible.Why choose this course?A diverse range of optional modules, allowing you to explore your interests or specialise, including an extensive list in your third yearLaboratory experience begins in year oneBe trained by tutors who are active in real world research, giving you the skills necessary for your future careersThe option to travel while you learn, through studying abroad or undertaking field courses in the UK and overseas

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 26,500per 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 : AAB

including Chemistry and at least one other science subject at A level. A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately (waived for 2021/22 application cycle).Acceptable second science subjects are biology, maths, further maths or physics. Maths and further maths are acceptable as second and third science subjects.Applicants must also meet the GCSE requirements to be considered.

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 100 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 63%

    32nd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    11th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    74th

    16

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