What will I learn?

Our biochemistry courses cover all aspects of the applied biochemistry and biotechnology industries, including commercialising technology, entrepreneurship, and intellectual property and patents, with lectures and case studies from business leaders and academics.This degree allows you to combine your training in biochemistry with study of the German language. These classes, taught in German by the Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication, focus on the use and presentation of written and oral scientific and technical material in German.You will also receive an introduction to the theory and practice of translation, alongside further studies in the history, politics, science and technology of German-speaking countries.In the first two years you will cover core biochemistry modules alongside these classes, including biological chemistry, molecular biology, integrative cell biology and genes and genomics.Our teaching is enriched by the Department’s internationally leading research programme, so you’ll be learning at the very cutting edge of the subject. You will also benefit from access to our outstanding facilities, including for genomic and cell biology studies, tissue culture suites and the most modern microscopes.You spend your third year studying in a German-speaking university, where you will attend lectures and conduct a research project.In your final year you have increased freedom to follow your own interests by choosing from a wide range of optional modules on topics such as synthetic biology, cancer and bioinformatics. You will also complete a substantial project or dissertation.Please note: **this course is not suitable for native or near-native German speakers.**Normally only students who are on track for at least a 2:1 by the end of their second year, will be eligible to spend their third year abroad.**As well as your main Imperial degree, you will also receive the award of the Associateship of the Royal College of Science (ARCS) on completion of this course.**

Which department am I in?

Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£36,200.00 (US$ 49,807) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

1 October 2022

Venue

Main Site

Imperial College,

Prince Consort Road,

London,

Kensington And Chelsea,

SW7 2AZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Must include: A in Chemistry A in Biology, Physics or MathematicsGeneral Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted.If you are made an offer you will be required to achieve a pass in the practical endorsement in all science subjects that form part of the offer.Language requirement:AS Level French grade B A level French grade C

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

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