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Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire

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( 3.9) 1706 reviews


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UCAS CODE C1CR
Biochemistry is the study of the fundamental processes of life in a chemical context. Biochemists seek to answer questions about life events, health and disease, the natural environment, materials and compounds using scientific techniques developed in chemistry and biology. From an initial grounding in chemistry, genetics, cell biology, microbiology and human physiology, you will progress to an understanding of the complex biochemical processes that form the basis of the latest discoveries in ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
77th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
74th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
58th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Biology (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, December 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Biology (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
89%
Chemistry
76%
Mathematics
37%
Psychology
22%
Physics
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£11,950 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Biochemistry reviews

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13 Oct 17

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I've loved every part of it and will be sad to leave after this...
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01 Feb 15

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How Biochemistry students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 16 reviews

5 star 32%
4 star 43%
3 star 25%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,706 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 51%
3 star 20%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of Hertfordshire
CompUniGuide ranking
74th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
University of Hertfordshire has achieved the top gold ranking in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2018. The University of Hertfordshire’s green campuses are located just 20 minutes from central London by train. There’re amazing facilities including a full-scale replica Crown Court, multi-million-pound Science building, in-house flight simulators and £38m entertainment venue. There’s over 800 courses to choose from including undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing professional development, online distance learning and short courses.

Where you'll study

University of Hertfordshire

University Admissions Service College Lane Hatfield
Hertfordshire
AL10 9AB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hatfield   0.9 miles away