Biochemistry (with an industrial placement year) BSc (Hons)

University of Sussex

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Course info

UCAS CODE C706
About the courseIn the School of Life Sciences at Sussex, youll learn from some of the worlds leading biochemists.This means you can choose from a range of modules - based on the latest research - in topics such as molecular biology and drug discovery. Youll understand the theory, practise your skills in laboratory sessions and get ready for your own research project.As part of this course, you can apply to spend a year working in industry and gain real-world experience of the biochemical ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
41st
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
57th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Sandwich
4 Years

Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry

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 - 95 = 5% 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

Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 2022

Entry requirements
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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

Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
96%
Chemistry
90%
Mathematics
58%
Psychology
11%
Physics
9%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£23,175 per year
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£23,175 per year
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11 Feb 22

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How Biochemistry students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 7 reviews

5 star 1%
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Student rating ( 4.0) 941 reviews

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University of Sussex
CUG ranking
41st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Sussex is a word-leading research-intensive institution (REF, 2021) based near the popular seaside city of Brighton. A welcoming and creative place, Brighton is the perfect destination to live and study. With more than 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, students at the University of Sussex have plenty of choice when choosing a degree. The university works hard to stimulate, excite and challenge students, reflected by their research, campus, culture and courses. At Sussex, the teaching faculty boasts three Nobel prize winners, 12 Fellows of the British Academy and a winner of the highly acclaimed Crafoord Prize. Sustainability is a priority at Sussex, with a goal of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2035.

Where you'll study

University of Sussex

Sussex House Undergraduate Admissions Falmer Brighton
Brighton & Hove
BN1 9RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Moulsecoomb  1.1 miles away

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