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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

From DNA to proteins, from single molecules to cells, biochemistry answers the ultimate questions about how living organisms work. Your 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. You will be equiped 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.We willl offer you 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, and 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.Biological Sciences at Southampton is ranked joint 1st in the Russell Group for satisfaction with their course Guardian University Guide, 2020 (UG)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,760per year

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

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

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    148 65%

    31st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    38th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    33rd

    9

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