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Biochemistry (with placement ) BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Develop a broad knowledge of life processes at a molecular level, and skills that can lead to a range of careers in the molecular biosciences and beyond.

Combine your interests in biology and chemistry to study life at the molecular level. Our course will give you the knowledge and skills to understand and solve current and future biological challenges.

Placement

Going on placement gives you the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge to a year working professionally. You’ll be employed full-time in a role to match your future career ambitions, broadening your experience and transferable skills. This could give you a competitive edge when applying for graduate jobs.

There is a wide range of placement opportunities available each year, from working in marketing for a pharmaceutical company to a lab-based role at a world-renowned research institute. We have links with some of industry's leading companies. Recent employers include Cancer Research UK, GlaxoSmithKline and Public Health England.

Prepare for your future

You’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills for work in a variety of areas, such as the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, environment and education. You could also go on to further study, such as a master’s or PhD.

Studying a biosciences degree requires you to apply a broad skill set to the understanding of complex processes. This skill set is also useful in a range of other careers, such as business, management, marketing and science teaching.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per year

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

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A level : AAB

Typical Offer: AAB in three A levels including A in Biology and A in Chemistry. Alternative offer: ABB in three A levels including Biology and Chemistry with A in Biology or Chemistry plus one of:grade A in an EPQgrade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificategrade B in a Core Mathematics qualificationgrade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics (except if you are studying an A level in that subject)If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will b

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 140 nationalities are represented among 3,500 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them at Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers to help them continue to build their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    166 73%

    15th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    51st

    18

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