BSc Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (C790)

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UCAS code C790
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,500 per year, subject to government approval
  • EU students: £9,500 per year, subject to government approval
  • International students: £20,300 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £11,000 per year, subject to government approval
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
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 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

BSc Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology follows a similar structure to the BSc Biochemistry course, but the choice of options allows you to develop your knowledge and research skills in topics relevant to molecular biology and biotechnology.

Options include Fundamentals of Molecular Microbiology and Disease and Defence. In addition to the core lectures and project work in your third year you have the opportunity to study specialist, cutting-edge aspects of biochemistry, such as synthetic biology, DNA-protein interactions and protein science in therapy and technology.

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 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAA with A in Chemistry and A in another science/maths subject or
A*AB with A in Chemistry and B or above in another science/maths subject
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAC with AA in Chemistry and another science/maths subject or
ABB with A in Chemistry and B in another science/maths 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 and 8.5 in one other science or Mathematics
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

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

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Higher numeracy requirement (B in GCSE Maths or equivalent) and
Standard literacy requirement (C in GCSE English or equivalent)

Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels for 2018 entry.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile E
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Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application.

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