BSc Medical Biochemistry with Industrial/Professional Experience / Overview
Year of entry: 2016
- Degree awarded
- BSc (Hons)
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37-33 points overall including 5 or 6 points in Chemistry and one other science at Higher Level.
- Number of places/applicants
- Data not available.
- How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
You should not usually apply for more than one of the programmes offered by the Faculty of Life Sciences. Please contact us for advice if you are planning to do so.
Medical biochemistry addresses the functioning of normal and diseased organisms from a biochemical point of view. Our courses will provide you with a fundamental grounding in the principles of biochemistry, such as protein structure and function.
As you progress, optional course units may show you how biochemistry allows us to understand and treat diseases. Subject areas include the molecular biology of cancer, cell cycle control and genetic diseases. You will spend your third year on a placement with one of our partner organisations in the UK or overseas.
These courses are designed for biochemists considering a career in research into the biochemical basis of disease and therapeutic medicine.
This programme has been accredited by the Society of Biology and is currently the only Medical Biochemistry course in the country to be recognised in this way. Accreditation is awarded to programmes that demonstrate the highest standards in the biosciences and provide graduates with the skills for academic and industry careers.
The University runs several open days per year, in which Life Sciences take part.
The Faculty of Life Sciences also operates Faculty/campus tours which are available most days. These are with a student ambassador who will can tell you all about the Faculty and life at The University of Manchester. It may also be possible to meet with admissions staff (subject to staff availability). These tours are open to anybody thinking of applying to us for any of the Life Sciences. Family and friends are welcome too.To book, please contact the Faculty of Life Sciences Admissions Office on tel +44 (0)161 275 5032 or email email@example.com
Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £20,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
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