What will I learn?

Biochemists study the way living organisms function at a molecular level, and bring about positive change in vital areas such as medicine, agriculture and the environment. Choose Biochemistry at Kent because:* our Biochemistry degree is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology (RBS)* you receive extensive practical training in our world-class laboratories, with opportunities to work on live research projects in your final year* your lecturers are innovative teachers; two of our academic staff have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships* as well as being excellent teachers your lecturers are also active researchers, so you are taught the most up-to-date science in a stimulating and supportive environment * we have a dedicated careers and placements team to help you prepare for life after Kent and are ranked 5th for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2021* we collaborate with research groups in industry and academia and have excellent links with local employers, including the NHS, Lonza and Sekisui Diagnostics, Roche, Sanofi and PfizerOn this degree, you develop your skills as a bioscientist, gaining insight into key biological and chemical disciplines, including biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, microbiology and physiology, gene regulation, cell biology and metabolism. You spend a year studying abroad at one of our partner institutions in the US, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong and Malaysia. This takes place between your second and final year.In your final year, you can choose three optional modules allowing you to investigate areas that interest you, for example cancer biology, neuroscience, virology, Bioinformatics and Genomics, immunology, cell signalling or ageing. You also complete your own research project.

Which department am I in?

School of Biosciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£21,200.00 (US$ 28,734) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

17 September 2022


Main Site

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry,,

Darwin Road,



CT2 7NZ, England

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


About University of Kent

Alongside outstanding tuition from expert faculty, the University of Kent offers excellent career skills training and support to graduates.

  • Top-ranked UK university with modern facilities
  • Vibrant, diverse student body from 150+ countries
  • Key focus on employability and career skills
  • Excellent support facilities and safety measures

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