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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Biochemistry is the study of life at the molecular level – from the normal functions of metabolism, DNA replication and repair, to the function of proteins carrying information within and between cells.Knowing what happens in normal cells helps scientists understand why things go wrong, and what happens when they do.This degree starts with a broad range of life science topics at Levels 1 and 2. You’ll then focus on more detailed aspects of biochemistry at Levels 3 and 4.Your first two years of study will explore cell biology, biological organisation, molecular mechanisms and processes. You will also develop your practical skills, including laboratory skills, data analysis, and experiment design. This will prepare you for designing and carrying out projects later in your course.Our course curriculum is shaped by the work of our world-leading researchers to make sure you’re learning the latest advances, as well as gaining an understanding of the fundamentals of the field.Throughout your degree, you can pick modules that interest you and also transfer to one of our other courses if you choose the relevant modules.Lab sessions throughout your degree will help you integrate knowledge and practical skills, as well as develop strong transferable skills, both in and out of the lab.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 21,950per year

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A level : ABB - AAB

Subjects should include A-Level biology and chemistry, plus GCSE mathematics at C

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    197 86%

    5th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    24th

    13

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