What will I learn?

In this dual honours degree you will study biochemistry and molecular cell biology in an integrated way to a high level, while gaining a broad grounding in the other molecular biosciences. The four-year MBiolSci has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology, has more focus on laboratory skills, and includes an extensive research project, which can be based in a university or industrial lab. This course is one of a range of courses in the molecular biosciences offered by the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. The learning and assessment percentages could vary depending on the modules you choose. Many of our graduates are employed in pharmaceuticals and health care, food safety and manufacture, brewing and agrochemicals, forensic science and as NHS scientists. They also work in education, the scientific civil service, bioinformatics or medical schools. Others use their skills in management and commerce. Many choose further study and go on to do research for organisations all over the world.

Which department am I in?

Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,600.00 (US$ 28,404) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

Western Bank,

Sheffield,

S10 2TN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need SAT at 1290+ (With a minimum of 620+ in Maths and 660+ in evidence-based reading and writing) (students that took the SATs previous to 2016 will require 1800+ (minimum 600 in each component) along with this they also need High School Diploma with a GPA of 3.0+. Three SAT Subject Tests in relevant subjects at 1800+ (minimum 600 in each component) will also be considered. The University will also consider a combination of Subject SATS and APs.

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About this uni

Russell Group member, Sheffield, is a world top 100 university (QS 2019) and among the top 50 most international universities in the world (THE 2018).

  • Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world
  • Member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group
  • Number one students’ union in the UK for 10 years
  • Number one in the north of England for graduate employability