In choosing to study the Genetics and Biochemistry degree at Aberystwyth University you will work at the forefront of this exciting discipline. Genetics has almost limitless potential to help understand and treat genetic disease and develop new medicines. Additionally, you will explore genetically modified organisms and evaluate their benefit to humankind. Building upon a foundation that includes key genetics and biochemistry understanding, you will soon start to specialise into genetics, human genetics, gene expression, pharmacology, and data handling. We place great emphasis upon practical skills, so that our graduates become practitioners from the word go. You will study in a University that is ranked **top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales** for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). You will learn in an Institute which has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. You discover an exceptional environment where you will be surrounded by a great diversity of beautiful environments, including marine, moorland, mountain, waterways, grassland and coast. We ensure that our graduates have the skills to communicate their science effectively.We have extensive research and teaching labs equipped with the latest equipment, including bioimaging facilities, high-throughput DNA sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics and spectroscopic platforms. We have also recently invested over £55 million in our teaching facilities on campus. This degree will give you a solid foundation in the study of cellular, molecular and chemical biology. We will nurture both your intellectual curiosity and your general scientific practice. The subject is taught within an internationally recognised centre of excellence, by experts in the Biochemistry and Genetics fields. Upon successful completion of the Genetics and Biochemistry Degree you will have the skills and attributes necessary for diverse careers that include biomedicine, forensic science, DNA profiling, clinical cytogenetics, genetic counselling, and food production and many others.