Aberystwyth University

51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Biochemistry (with integrated year in industry)

Kick-start and enhance your career prospects with our new BSc Biochemistry (with integrated year in industry). The syllabus is identical to that of its sister course BSc Biochemistry (C700) which explores the techniques that have revolutionised the study of cell biology, biological chemistry, metabolism, and molecular genetics. As well as a solid foundation in the study of cellular, molecular and chemical biology, this course is designed to give you a head start in the competitive job market after graduation by enhancing your CV and preparing you for a job relating to your field of study. We will assist you in finding a placement relevant to the degree and you will receive support and assessment throughout the work experience year. Completing a year in industry will allow you to apply what you are learning to the work environment, make industry contacts, enhance your CV, develop practical skills and technical knowledge and apply these when you return to your studies. You will be taught within an internationally recognised research and teaching centre, with state of the art teaching facilities by expert and innovative educators who will nurture both your intellectual curiosity and your general scientific practice. Aberystywth University that’s in the top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS,2017). The course will prepare you for careers in areas specifically related to the discipline, such as biomedical science, biotechnology and pharmaceutical research. Enhanced mathematical and computational skills, research and data analysis skills and a thorough grounding in information technology are just some of the skills with which our students leave Aberystwyth University.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including industrial placement
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £15,000