Modern biochemistry is at the forefront of breakthroughs in drug discoveries, biotechnology and forensic science. Southampton’s MBiochem Master of Biochemistry degree can equip you with the skills required to play an integral part in future scientific development. The four-year integrated masters is based in our multi-million pound Institute for Life Sciences building and explores how modern molecular bioscience approaches can solve key challenges in cell biology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and genetics. This flexible course system offers a broad variety of options, with a year out in employment for those who want to gain experience in an industrial setting. You will gain key laboratory skills throughout your degree and in your final year, you will get the opportunity to work alongside one of our leading research groups completing an individual research project in an area of your choice, including molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience, structural biology or plant biochemistry. Our MBiochem degree is the perfect stepping stone to a PhD or to progress into a variety of careers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, forensic science, or teaching.