BSc Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (C790)
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|Application method||UCAS/Common Application|
|Course duration||3 year(s) full-time|
|Part-time study||Part-time study is not available for this course|
|Number of applications for 2014/15||699|
|Number of places for 2016/17||104|
About BSc Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
This degree is similar to BSc Biochemistry but it gives you a choice of units that bias your study towards those areas relevant to Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. The topics offered allow you to choose your specialism while developing your knowledge and research skills.
In addition to the core lectures and project work in the final year, you have the opportunity to study specialist aspects of Biochemistry, such as Synthetic Biology and Protein Science in Therapy and Technology.
Find out more about studying Biochemistry at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.
- Biochemistry 1
- Biological Chemistry
- Microbiology and Pathology
- Biochemistry 2: Organisation and Communication in Cells plus Energy and Motion in Cells
- Molecular Genetics 2: Recombinant DNA Technology plus Gene Expression and Rearrangement
- Biomedical Research, Employability and Enterprise Skills
- Cellular and Molecular Pathology or Infection and Immunity
You will cover a wide range of topics at an advanced level, with the emphasis on current developments. You will study the following lecture-based units:
- Advanced Cell Biology
- The Dynamic Proteome
- Cellular Information
- Advanced Options in Biochemistry.
You will also study the Core Skills unit which includes two pieces of independent project work: the practical project and the literary project.Further details about the course structure for Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Typical offer for BSc Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
(including international A-levels)
|AAA including Chemistry and one other science subject or Mathematics|
(including international A-levels)
|AAB including Chemistry and one other science subject or Mathematics|
|IB Diploma||36 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6, 6 in Chemistry and either Mathematics or another science subject subject at Higher Level|
|34 overall to include 17 points at Higher Level with 6, 5 in any order in Chemistry and either Mathematics or another science subject at Higher Level|
|Cambridge Pre-U||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3|
|Access||Pass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with 30 credits at Distinction, including at least 12 credits in Chemistry and 12 credits in one other science or maths, and 15 credits at Merit. Higher Maths is recommended, and is required for those without GCSE Maths at A or A*.|
|BTEC||DDD in Applied Science plus A-level grade A in Chemistry|
|SQA||SH: AAAAB including Chemistry and at least one other science subject or Mathematics, and AH: AA in Chemistry and another science subject or Mathematics|
|Welsh Bacc||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade|
|EB||85% overall with 8.5 in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics|
|International qualifications||Qualifications, scholarships and local information sources for your country|
|English language requirements||Profile E
Further information about English language requirements
|Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent:||A in Mathematics or grade C in AS level Mathematics or Physics, plus C in English language|
|Academic qualifications||Accepted science subjects are: Physics, Biology, Human Biology, Mathematics or Further Mathematics|
More entry information
- Selection process: UCAS or Common Application.
- Deferred entry: Welcomed
- Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology admissions statement
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