If you want to enjoy a practical study of one of the fastest-growing and most fascinating areas of human knowledge, then our new Biochemistry course is for you. You’ll be taught by - and also get the chance to assist - brilliant scientists who are involved in groundbreaking research and new discoveries. Increasingly, biochemists and biotechnologists are playing a crucial role in genetic engineering and molecular bioengineering, as well as other areas of physiology and medicine. For instance, antibiotics remain one of the UK's main exports and their production by fermenting micro-organisms in the pharmaceutical industry has revolutionised healthcare. We want to give you a comprehensive understanding of the theory and application of biochemistry in areas of medicine and industry.