What will I learn?

Our biochemistry course immerses you in groundbreaking research and gives you the opportunity to contribute to work that could have a significant impact on future generations.You can tailor the course to suit your interests across all years by combining your study of biochemistry with a choice of options. In the first year these include anatomy, pathology, microbiology, pharmacology and physiology.Your second year combines biochemistry and molecular genetics with a choice of units, such as neurophysiology, infection and immunity, mathematics and languages.In the final year you will select from a choice of advanced options in biochemistry, covering topics such as synthetic biology, neurobiochemistry and cancer.Your third-year research project will involve collaboration with internationally renowned scientists on pioneering work. Previous students have collaborated on the development of a technique for the manufacture of red blood cells from human stem cells, and on the molecular modification of an antibiotic, increasing the range of infections it can treat.We focus on the development of your practical and research skills throughout the first two years. We also offer summer studentships and subject-specific employability and enterprise sessions.This course is available for intercalation.

Which department am I in?

School of Medical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£24,000.00 (US$ 29,251) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

September 2020

Venue

Main Site

Senate House,

Tyndall Avenue,

Bristol,

BS8 1TH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students will also study following qualification: Bachelors Degree, ACT, Advanced Placement Test, Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree (First Year), College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests, Foundation Programme, GCE A-Levels, High School Diploma, International Baccalaureate. Please refer the university website for standard English language requirements and minimum entry requirements for each subject. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to meet the language requirements as outlined in the language Profile relevant for their intended programme of study.

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About this uni

Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world.

  • Ranked top 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2020
  • A diverse university with students from over 150 countries
  • Based in a beautiful city with a 1,000-year history
  • Bristol graduates are among the most employable in the UK