BSc Biochemistry with Medical Biochemistry (C720)
2017 entryFind a course
|Application method||UCAS/Common Application|
|Course duration||3 year(s) full-time|
|Location of course||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study||Part-time study is not available for this course|
|Number of applicants accepted for 2015/16||110 overall for Single Honours Biochemistry courses|
About BSc Biochemistry with Medical Biochemistry
The structure of the Biochemistry with Medical Biochemistry degree is similar to BSc Biochemistry, but you have a more focused choice of units that bias your study towards subjects relevant to medicine. These include Pharmacology, Physiology, Infection and Immunity and Molecular Pathology.
As well as core lectures and project work in the final year, you also have the opportunity to study medically relevant aspects of biochemistry, such as those relating to cancer, cardiovascular disease and drug design.
Find out more about studying Biochemistry at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.
- Biochemistry 1
- Biological Chemistry
- Pharmacology or Physiology
- Biochemistry 2: Macromolecular Structure, Dynamics and Function plus Molecular Cell Biology
- Molecular Genetics 2: Recombinant DNA Technology plus Gene Expression and Rearrangement
- Biomedical Research, Employability and Enterprise Skills
- One of the following options:
- 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.
In addition to these four lecture-based units, you will also study the Core Skills unit for which you will undertake two pieces of independent project work, the practical project and the literary project.Further details about the course structure for Biochemistry with Medical Biochemistry
Typical offer for BSc Biochemistry with Medical Biochemistry
(including international A-levels)
|AAA including Chemistry and at least one other science subject or Mathematics|
(including international A-levels)
|AAB including Chemistry and at least 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 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 Mathematics, and 15 credits at Merit. Higher Mathematics is recommended, and is required for those without GCSE Mathematics 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 at least one other 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 and 8.5 in one other science or 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:||Grade A in Mathematics or Grade C in AS level Mathematics or Physics, plus C in English Language. In England, where numerical GCSE grades will start to replace letter GCSE grades, we will be aligning the two grading schemes as follows: 4 or 5 is C, 6 is B, 7 is A, and 8 or 9 is A*.|
|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 Medical Biochemistry admissions statement
- More about Biochemistry at Bristol
- University admissions policies and procedures
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