University of East Anglia

=190 th
World University Rankings 2019
16 th
Young University Rankings 2013
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

Biochemistry with a Year in Industry

On this course, you’ll follow the same programme as our BSc Biochemistry students, but you will spend your third year working in industry – perhaps in a pharmaceutical company, or a biotechnology or research institute laboratory. Here you’ll gain experience and insight that’s highly valued by future employers, putting you one step ahead of other graduates. Our biochemistry degrees are taught jointly by the Schools of Biological Sciences and Chemistry. This dual approach means that in all elements of the course you benefit from subject-specific experts who inform our undergraduate teaching. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), 100% of our biological sciences research environment and impact was judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent, and the quality of our chemistry research output was ranked fourth in the UK (Times Higher Education REF 2014 subject rankings). Our research makes use of a wide array of facilities such as multi-photon and laser scanning confocal microscopes for the study of cells and tissues at the molecular level, high-field nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers and X-ray diffractometers for the study of molecular structure, mass spectrometers, liquid and gas chromatography systems, and fluorescence and electron microscopes. You will benefit from our enviable position as an integral partner of the Norwich Research Park, which is also home to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, and independent, world-renowned research institutes such as the John Innes Centre, The Sainsbury Laboratory, the Earlham Institute, and the new £75-million Quadram Institute. **Course Structure** This four-year degree programme enables you in the first year to study subjects across the spectrum of biological chemistry, without prematurely committing yourself to any particular specialisation. During the second and final years of study you can steer your degree programme towards your areas of interest in biology, chemistry or an equal combination of both, alongside completing a substantial independent final year research project. Your third year of study will be spent on an industrial placement in the workplace. **First year** The first year of the degree programme is designed to give you a thorough introduction to contemporary biological sciences and chemical sciences, alongside other core elements which provide a grounding in mathematics, statistics, computing, physics and chemistry. You will find the latter modules especially valuable if you do not have A-levels in these subjects. **Second Year** The second year allows you to develop your interests in specialist biology or chemistry subjects, with a range of optional modules across biochemistry. **Third Year (Year in Industry)** You will spend your third year on a work placement, gaining relevant experience and developing your skills and knowledge. We have established links throughout the UK and beyond, and we will help you in identifying and competing for appropriate positions. **Final year** In your final year of study you have an even greater range of modules to choose from, focusing on specific biology or chemistry issues, ranging from protein structure to cancer biology. You will also carry out a substantial independent research project. **Disclaimer** Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,400
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £19,400