What will I learn?

COURSE OVERVIEW

Biochemistry is crucial to the study and treatment of diseases, the development of pharmaceuticals, and the complex relationships with our environment.

On this BSc programme, you will learn about the chemical processes that occur within living organisms and how cells work at the sub-cellular and molecular levels.

You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the biochemical function of living organisms, from bacteria to plants, animals, and humans.

You will develop excellent project management skills and learn how to design experiments and plan work programmes.

BIOCHEMISTRY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

A degree in Biochemistry opens up a range of exciting career opportunities in diverse fields including:

  • Pharmaceutical development
  • Industrial biotechnology
  • Biofuels
  • Agriculture
  • Bioinformatics

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Which department am I in?

Genetics

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£19,600.00 (US$ 26,967) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Singleton Park Campus

Singleton Park,

Swansea,

SA2 8PP, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For applicants offering at least one of the following subjects at A level: Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, the typical offer will be BBB.Please note: Whilst it is not essential to have studied any particular subjects at A-level, desirable A-Level subjects include: Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English Language or Literature, History, Law, Sociology, Psychology, Geography or Philosophy. We do not accept General Studies.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The College, Swansea University
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About Swansea University

A dual campus university, Swansea University boasts excellent teaching, research and outstanding student support.

  • Rated in the top 30 UK research universities (REF 2014-21)
  • Awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • UK Top 15 for career prospects (Complete University Guide)
  • Among the top 10 safest places to study in the UK