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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Attain key knowledge and practical experience of molecular, biochemical and analytical science.- Study in award-winning laboratory facilities.- Gain real-world experience of biochemistry with year-long or summer placement opportunities.- Transfer to an MSci degree route for a year of practical research training, and improve the prospects of research-based employment.- Grow and excel in this rewarding field, and graduate as an employable, experienced biochemist.- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of Erasmus funding available for European placements.Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, this course provides you with a balanced, well-rounded education and hands-on practical training in biochemistry. You gain a deep understanding of the subject through industry placements and extensive lab work.**How You Learn**:You'll undertake comprehensive training in the latest biochemical and analytical methods, using industry-standard equipment within our world class teaching laboratories. You gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of biochemistry from a theoretical perspective, and undertake relevant work placements and mini research projects.The quality of our teaching is evidenced through many course lecturers winning the University's Inspirational Teaching Awards multiple times and three receiving the Vice Chancellor's Inspirational Teaching Awards for their outstanding contributions.You learn through- lectures and workshops- laboratory work- research projects- industry placements- oral presentations- development of lab postersThere are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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UCAS Points : 104

104 UCAS points from three A levels (including Biology and Chemistry with at least 32 points from one of these subjects) or equivalent BTEC National qualifications (including suitable Chemistry and Biology modules). We do not accept General StudiesBCC at A Level including Biology and Chemistry.BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science DMM (please list units on your application)A combination of qualifications including relevant subject(s), which may include AS levels or EPQ.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    114 50%

    72nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    42nd

    14

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