As a Biochemistry student at Westminster, you will benefit from some of the best teaching and facilities available. Our staff and courses are recognised for their excellence in teaching, and our state'of'the'art laboratories were recently completely refurbished as part of a multi'million pound modernisation plan. Our experienced and research'active staff work in close collaboration with bio'industry, the NHS and research institutions within the UK, Europe and the US. In the recent Research Assessment Exercise, a proportion of the research outputs in all subject areas submitted across Life Sciences were judged to be at world'leading and internationally excellent levels. The foundation of the course is our buoyant research in diverse areas of biochemistry including plant biochemistry, biotechnology, membrane transport, protein structure, cancer biology and molecular diagnostics and therapeutics.
Year 1: Cell science; concepts in bioscience; human physiology and anatomy; working in bioscience; plus 1 free choice module. Year 2: Biochemistry; biological and organic chemistry; laboratory research methods; molecular biochemistry; molecular genetics; plus 1 option module; plus 1 free choice module. Year 3: Bioinformatics; current topics in biochemistry and molecular biology; enzymes: mechanisms and control; project; protein biochemistry; plus 1 option module; plus 1 free choice module.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
|BSc (Hons)||£12,500 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
|BSc (Hons)||£9,000 Academic year. First year home fees|
- GCE A-level
- SQA Higher CCCC
- Irish Leaving Certificates CCCDD
- International Baccalaureate 26
- GCE AS-level
- SQA Advanced Higher
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
Key Course Information
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 81%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 87%
|Studying and working||10|
Total Written: 42%
Total Coursework: 51%
Total Practical: 6%