=160 th
World University Rankings 2021
=11 th
Impact Rankings 2020
101-125 th
World Reputation Rankings 2020
171-173 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom

Biochemistry - University of Leeds

When studying an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Leeds you'll learn from biochemistry experts at the forefront of their field, and develop the theoretical knowledge, practical, problem-based and analytical skills critical to your development as a scientist; all of which are highly respected and valued by employers. This course will give you strong career options in a range of dynamic and expanding industries, including the (bio)pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Our integrated Masters offers you an additional year of specialist training. You’ll develop tailored biochemistry skills, undertake an extended project embedded in the research laboratory of one of our internationally renowned academics and study advanced biochemistry topics. **Make an Impact** Biochemistry sits at the heart of modern bioscience and has profoundly influenced many societal issues including the field of medicine. From understanding the molecular mechanism of disease, and ageing, revealing the intricacies of macromolecular structures to revolutionising forensics and the development of biofuels and biopharmaceuticals biochemistry has made a real impact. Biochemistry is an experimental, laboratory-based subject that applies the molecular approaches of chemistry to the wide range of biological systems that comprise life on earth, providing an understanding of the structure, function and processes that allow life at a molecular level. **Course highlights** - Foundation knowledge in the underlying subjects of biochemistry, chemistry and information technology; with options to study related subjects like biology, genetics and microbiology. - A wide range of research-led optional modules including Chemotherapy, Introduction to Toxicology, Medical Immunology, Medical Virology. - Independent research projects in your final year, with some projects hosted by academic units of the School of Medicine and the School of Dentistry.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,LeedsUnited Kingdom