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Biochemistry with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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( 4.1) 996 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE C706
**Why choose this course**Surrey is one of the UKs leading universities for biological sciences with our courses ranked 10th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. We were also ranked 4th for overall student satisfaction in biochemistry, molecular biology, and biophysics in the National Student Survey 2018.The School of Biosciences and Medicine is home to a vibrant research community and an innovative teaching and learning environment, with students also having access to our ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
111th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
23rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
36th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Sandwich Including Foundation Year
5 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
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

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

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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

Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
88%
Chemistry
88%
Mathematics
60%
Psychology
16%
Physics
15%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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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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More info: Students need to pay £21,700. Professional training: £1,850. Annual fees will increase by 4% for each subsequent year of study, rounded up to the nearest £100, subject to any overriding applicable legislative requirements..

International Students
International Fees
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How Biochemistry students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 14 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 71%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 996 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 53%
3 star 14%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Surrey
CompUniGuide ranking
23rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based on a beautiful and vibrant campus, The University of Surrey provides exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and equip students for personal and professional success. The University is spread over three sites with the following faculties: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences The University prepares their students for the world of work, and many take up the opportunity to do Professional Training placements as a part of their degree. The Higher Education Statistics Agency recently reported that 94% of Surrey’s 2018 graduates were in work or further education six months after they graduated. Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework.

Where you'll study

University of Surrey

Stag Hill Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Guildford  0.3 miles away

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