MSc Biochemistry / Entry requirements
Year of entry: 2023
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Academic entry qualification overview
We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:
- biological sciences
- medical sciences
With sufficient evidence of the relevant units taken.
We are generally unable to consider applicants with a background in chemistry unless they can demonstrate sufficient study of biology/biochemistry units.
International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.
We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries (a list of majority English speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here ).
Specifically, we require a minimum of:
- IELTS : 6.5 overall with 6.5 in each component
- TOEFL: 90 internet-based with 22 in each component
See further information about requirements for your country .
We may also accept evidence of a confirmed place on a University Pre-sessional English language course , if your current IELTS scores are:
- Minimum 6.0 overall (with 6.0 in each component) plus enrolment and attendance on the 6-week pre-sessional course (PS6)
- Minimum 6.0 overall (with 5.5 in each component) plus enrolment and attendance on the 10-week pre-sessional course (PS10).
Please note, we must approve this before you apply for the English course.
English language test validity
Other international entry requirements
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For more details, see entry requirements from your country .