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UCAS CODE: C700

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The demand for qualified biochemists within the UK and across the world is rising. As a biochemistry graduate your future career could include developing new drugs, bio-fuels, methods of food production, and clinical practices. Many graduates also undertake further postgraduate study.With a Biochemistry degree from Aston, you’ll have the theoretical grounding, industry know-how, and skills to have a successful career in a wide range of industries such as:- Research and development- Scientific communication- Forensic science- Biotechnology- Patent law- Sales and management- Medicinal chemistry.From finding new ways to save lives to combatting climate change, studying Biochemistry at Aston University, Birmingham will help you succeed in a subject which has never been more exciting, diverse or important.Our Biochemistry course is focused on preparing you for a future career that makes a big difference. Studying at Aston gives you unrivalled hands-on experience, world-class facilities and specialist teaching.In addition, your integrated placement year will give you the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice. You can undertake placements in hospital, industrial or research laboratories, as well as non-laboratory settings.As a biochemist, you’ll help to comprehend and resolve biological problems through the use of molecular expertise and processes. You will help to lead the way in developing new thinking, techniques and technology in the fields of medicine, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, agriculture and nutrition.**Key course benefits:**- Top 20 in the UK for students satisfied with teaching (Biosciences, Guardian University Guide, 2020.- Top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (Biological Sciences, Sunday Times 2021).- Access to extensive specialist bioscience laboratory facilities.- Work at the interface of biological and physical sciences, gaining key laboratory, analytical, computational and communication skills.- Integrated placement year designed to set your studies in a real world context.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,300per year

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A level : BBB

BBB in three A levels subjects which must include Biology and ChemistryBBC in three A level subjects which must include Biology and Chemistry plus B in an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) or Core Maths.BCC in three A level subjects which must include Biology and Chemistry for Contextual offer students (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer/index).Excluded Subjects: We welcome the following subjects as an additional A level, but not as one of the core three A levels - General Stud

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 103 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    119 52%

    62nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    77th

    30

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