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Biochemistry MBiol (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Master of Biology - MBiol (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Biochemistry is the endeavour to understand life in molecular detail. You will be taught by experts at the forefront of their research field, and together we will develop the theoretical knowledge, practical, problem-solving and analytical skills that are critical to your development as a scientist. These subject-specific and transferable skills are highly valued by employers.Our integrated Masters offers you an additional year of specialist training. You’ll develop tailored biochemistry skills and undertake an extended project embedded in the research laboratory of one our internationally renowned academics.You will be able to make an impact with this degree as biochemistry sits at the heart of modern bioscience as it aims to understand the molecular mechanisms that underpin life. It has had huge fundamental, industrial and societal impact such as deducing the structures of DNA and the ribosome, understanding the molecular mechanisms of diseases, and the development of both DNA fingerprinting and highly effective protein-based medicines. In the future, it will play a vital role in combating the effects of global warming, including economic production of green bio-fuels and the development of drought tolerant crops.**Course highlights:**Our innovative, integrated course design, with dedicated biochemistry modules in years 1 and 2, allows the development of deep discipline-specific knowledge from day one.- Learn from experts whose research directly influences their teaching.- Help transition to higher education by meeting your personal tutor at least 20 times in year 1.- Systematic knowledge and skills development in biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, and cell and molecular biology.- Secure and enhance your theoretical knowledge with six hours of practicals per week in year 1 and 2, and conduct your own independent research project in your final year.- Develop a wide-range of transferable skills including the ability to think rationally and scientifically, to analyse and understand data, solve problems and to communicate effectively.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,500per year

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A level : AAA

Including Chemistry and another science subject. General Studies and Critical Thinking excluded.We accept the following:• Science subjects: biology, human biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics.• Science-related subjects: computing, environmental science, food science, geography, geology, PE, psychology, science in society, statistics, use of mathematics.Applicants taking a Science A-level (in England) will be required to achieve a pass in the practical element in addition to the standard A-level grade requirement.G

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 69%

    21st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    51st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    77th

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