BSc Biochemistry with Study in Industry

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Application method Entry by transfer from C700, C720 or C790 at the end of year one.
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 119 overall for biochemistry courses
Number of places for 2018/19 104

About BSc Biochemistry with Study in Industry

You can enter BSc Biochemistry with Study in Industry by transferring from any of our other BSc Biochemistry courses following a selection process at the start of your second year.

In your third year you will undertake a full-time research placement within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries, or in a research institute in the UK or overseas. Placements are usually paid and will provide you with experience as an employee at an external research laboratory. At the end of your placement you will write a report outlining the research you have undertaken, which will be assessed as part of your degree.

In recognition of the academic excellence and research training provided by the Biochemistry with Study in Industry degree, it is one of the first in the UK to be accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.

More about Biochemistry

Find out more about studying Biochemistry at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for BSc Biochemistry with Study in Industry - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAA including AA in Chemistry and a science/mathematics subject
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAC including AA in Chemistry and a science/mathematics subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6, 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry and a science/mathematics subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6, 6 at Higher Level in Chemistry and a science/mathematics subject
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass 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 offer DDD in Applied Science plus A-level grade A in Chemistry
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AA including Chemistry and another Science/ Maths subject, and Standard Higher: AAAAB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer85% overall with 8.5 in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

Accepted science/mathematics subjects include Physics, Biology, Human Biology, Mathematics or Further Mathematics

Applicants must also meet these requirements

Subjects required at GCSE or equivalentA in Mathematics or C in AS level Mathematics or Physics, plus C in English Language.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile E
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements and policies for 2018 entry will be published in summer 2017. Statements and policies for 2017 entry are available for information:

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

Entry by transfer

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Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

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Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

Society of Biology Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement of membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).

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