The BSc Biochemistry Extended Degree includes a foundation year (Year 0), to prepare you for the challenge of studying an undergraduate degree. Throughout this course you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of key disciplines, including biology and chemistry.
Some of your teaching and learning will take place in our £30 million Science Centre, one of the biggest and most advanced science centers in Europe. You’ll have access to 280 workstations, allowing you to work independently on different experiments.
We’ll help you develop theoretical and practical skills, allowing you to analyse and understand biochemical information and data. This will also raise your awareness of the social and ethical dimensions in which contemporary biochemistry operates.
The modules listed below are for the academic year 2018/19 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
- Biochemistry (core, 30 credits)
- Biology (core, 30 credits)
- Chemistry (core, 30 credits)
- Scientific Studies (core, 30 credits)
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After the course
Graduates can find careers in medical research, forensic science, hospital and public health laboratories, pharmaceutical, food and agricultural industries.
The analytical, numerical and communication skills acquired from the degree are useful in careers such as accountancy, journalism, marketing and teaching.
There is also the option of further study at postgraduate level.
What is an extended degree?
Extended degrees provide applicants with an alternative route into higher education. If you do not have traditional qualifications or cannot meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing an extended degree. Extended degrees include a Year 0, which is also known as a foundation year. Once you successfully complete your first year of study you will progress into Year 1 of an undergraduate degree.