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  • Qualification

    Master of Biochemistry - MBiochem

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

From DNA to proteins, from single molecules to cells, biochemistry answers the ultimate questions about how living organisms work. Our four year degree programme will provide you with in depth training to investigate modern biochemistry at the forefront of breakthroughs in drug discoveries, biotechnology and forensic science. This degree will equip you with the skills required to play an integral part in future scientific development.You will be based at the heart of our green Highfield Campus in our multi-million pound Institute for Life Sciences building and you will explore how modern molecular bioscience approaches can solve key challenges in cell biology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and genetics.This flexible course offers a broad variety of options, with an opportunity to take a year out in employment for those who want to gain experience in an industrial setting.You will gain key laboratory skills throughout your degree and in your final year, you will have the opportunity to work alongside one of our leading research groups completing an individual research project in an area of your choice, including molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience, structural biology or plant biochemistry.Our MBiochem degree is the perfect stepping stone to a PhD or to progress into a variety of careers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, forensic science, or teaching.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 21,580per year

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    152 63%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    37th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    24th

    3

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