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Biochemistry (including Sandwich Year) BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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UCAS CODE: C701

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This innovative degree programme investigates the chemical and molecular structure of living organisms, along with providing focus on processes involved in causing disease. You will explore how modern bioscience techniques can solve the biggest health challenges we face today. You will research into drug innovation and design, including antimicrobials and anti-cancer medicines. In the final year, you will undertake an independent research project in a specialist area which most inspires you. This course makes use of our new life sciences and chemistry laboratories, recently opened as part of a £6.8 million investment project. Fitted with the latest equipment for biochemical research our facilities give you extensive practical laboratory experience. If you would like to study one of our science degrees at Kingston University but are not yet ready to join the first year of a BSc (Hons) course, you can include an extra foundation year within your chosen degree.

Coursework is designed to be achieved within the set amount of learning hours for each module and is appropriate to the level of study. We encourage a professional work ethic, which includes how to manage your time. A range of additional support is available to students who require it via the Academic Support Centre and personal tutors. Our courses are carefully constructed to allow you to build knowledge and skills progressively during your degree programme. We constantly update our curriculum to ensure that it covers the latest developments in your subject area, including the research and professional experience that your tutors bring to the course. Our course teams also draw on the wealth of experience provided by our professional contacts and highly successful alumni who feed into the design of our courses and provide master classes and workshops to enrich your learning.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

15,000per year

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

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    105 46%

    87th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    86th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    52nd

    7

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