What will I learn?

This course will develop your competencies in data analysis and statistics, science communication and professional development, enabling you to further your career as a confident medical biochemist or researcher. Engage with innovative theory and contribute to the advancement of human medicine through your own research. This course has been designed to significantly expand both your practical expertise within the field of medical biochemistry and your transferable skills. Exposure to a range of techniques, including microscopy, spectroscopy and diagnostic assays, and their associated theories will significantly develop your understanding of medical biochemistry. This course has been designed in-line with the specific criteria required to go on to undertake the NHS Scientist Training Programme.

This course will prepare you for a wide range of careers in the biomedical sciences. You will be well placed to study under the NHS Scientist Training Programme in order to become a clinical biochemist. You could also undertake a PhD and become part of the biomedical research community, or enter industry in related roles, including research scientist, lab technician or clinical trials assistant.

Which department am I in?

Health and Well-Being

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 18,267) per year
The amount you will pay is fixed at this level for each year of your course.

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

September 2020


City Campus

Calverley Street,



LS1 3HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor degree with GPA of 2.5 or above. IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification.

For international students

Applicants need IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification.

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About this uni

Graduates from Leeds Beckett University are sought after by industry and organisations like Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike and BMW.

  • Awarded Silver Status in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Five-star QS ratings for employability and facilities
  • 94% of all graduates in work/study 6 months after graduating
  • Based in Leeds, Britain’s best city for quality of life