What will I learn?

If you wish to study Biochemistry then this exciting four-year course will be for you. It allows students to integrate three years of undergraduate study in Biochemistry with a further year of postgraduate level study, leading to the qualification of MBiol (Biochemistry). This course is ideal if you aspire to a career as a research scientist in Biochemistry or just wish to take your Biochemistry knowledge to a higher level. The advantage of choosing an integrated Masters degree is that you can apply for a four-year student loan for the full duration of the course, rather than seeking funding for a Masters after completing your first degree. This degree will give you a solid foundation in the study of cellular, molecular and chemical biology. The subject is taught within an internationally recognised centre of excellence, by experts in the Biochemistry field.The University has modern teaching facilities with over £55 million pounds invested. The Biochemistry teaching staff are recognised as experts and innovative educators. Employability is embedded in our teaching. We are linked closely with the Biochemical society, which is a great platform for students to network with others in their discipline.**Our students leave Aberystwyth University with skills including:**+ research and data analysis skills;+ enhanced mathematical and computational skills;+ effective problem-solving and creative thinking skills;+ a thorough grounding in information technology skills;+ the ability to work independently;+ time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines the ability to express ideas and communicate;+ information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form;+ self-motivation and self-reliance;+ team-work, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching an agreement. **Upon successful completion of the MBiol Biochemistry, you will have improved your employability prospects by successfully obtaining a Master's qualification. Some of our graduates have pursued career paths with the following:** + GlaxoSmithKline;+ Astra Zeneca;+ Education;+ Research;+ Laboratories.

Which department am I in?

Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,300.00 (US$ 21,910) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

26 September 2022


Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus,

Penglais Road,



SY23 3DD, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum final GPA of 3.0-3.2 (depending on subject to be studied) Plus SAT 1100+ (minimum 550 in Maths and 550 Evidence-Based Reading & Writing) or ACT Composite scores of 25 (depending on the subject to be studied); To include either of the following or combination of: Minimum of 2 SAT subjects with scores of 550+ (subject specific requirements for some degree programmes).

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


About Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth is one of the best universities in the UK for students looking to receive a world-class, research-led education.

  • Centre of excellence for research quality
  • University of the year for teaching quality (2019)
  • Top university in England & Wales for student satisfaction

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