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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Summary**: Biochemistry brings together biology and chemistry to look at processes at molecular level, and is relevant to a range of disciplines including genetics, microbiology, forensics, plant science and medicine. You can complete an optional work placement year.**Course details**: This course will be of particular interest if you want to develop your knowledge and skills in subjects such as biotechnology, molecular biology, biomedical sciences and analytical techniques currently used by the industry, particularly the pharmaceutical and drug discovery sectors. It takes you on a journey of studying chemical compounds and reactions occurring in the cells of living organisms including the molecular and biochemical analysis of life processes. It makes you appreciate how different macromolecules (proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids) interact to create life.You learn how gene expression is controlled and how it brings diversity in life, what goes wrong that causes metabolic diseases, how modern genetic tools such as CRISPR and stem cells are at the cusp of bringing revolution in gene therapy and healthcare. You also learn about microbiology, microbial diversity and how we counter infectious diseases. You are introduced to concepts such as drug resistance and its development. Through a carefully curated seminar series you are updated on cutting-edge research.**After the course**: Employers include hospitals, agriculture, food industry, education, cosmetics and the pharmaceutical sector. Students who take a work placement year gain experience favoured by graduate recruiters.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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Including chemistry or biology. A subject with a significant content of chemistry or biology will also be considered.

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 100 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    108 49%

    71st

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    88th

    76
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    47th

    30

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