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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our Royal Society of Biology accredited Biochemistry (Genetics) BSc degree programme is the point where chemistry, biology and medicine meet.Advances in the biosciences are having a profound impact on our daily lives, from human health to conservation, making it a hugely rewarding area to study and work in. With 96.4% of our graduates in employment or further study 6 months after completing their studies with us (2015/16 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey), biochemistry provides huge potential for your future career path.If you are fascinated by the molecular world, and wish to pursue a career in an area with a direct and growing impact on key societal issues, Biochemistry is a great place to start.The BSc Biochemistry (Genetics) course, with its specialist degree options, offers a fantastic opportunity to explore living organisms from a molecular and cellular perspective.Our flexible degree programme offers you the opportunity to specialise in areas such as medical biochemistry and genetics. We put a particular emphasis on practical training and developing transferable skills that will be invaluable in a wide range of professional settings.This programme has been accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of employers.

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15 January

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A level : AAB

To include A Level Chemistry and a second science: Biology, Human Biology, Mathematics (or Further Mathematics, or Statistics), Physics.Specified subjects excluded for entry: General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies, Applied Science, Communication and Culture, Critical Studies, Global Perspectives, Science in Society and World Development.Minimum of five GCSEs to include Mathematics, English and double award science at grade 4/C.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 100 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 67%

    24th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    89th

    6

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