London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

The Biochemistry Extended Degree provides an alternative route into higher education if you can't meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree. You'll learn about biological molecules, information transfer and processing in living systems and metabolic processes.

**More about this course**

The BSc Biochemistry Extended Degree includes a foundation year (Year 0), to prepare you for the challenge of studying an undergraduate degree. Throughout this course you'll gain an in'depth knowledge of key disciplines, including biology and chemistry.

Some of your teaching and learning will take place in our £30 million Science Centre, one of the biggest and most advanced science centers in Europe. You'll have access to 280 workstations, allowing you to work independently on different experiments.

We'll help you develop theoretical and practical skills, allowing you to analyse and understand biochemical information and data. This will also raise your awareness of the social and ethical dimensions in which contemporary biochemistry operates.

Course Modules

The first year of this extended degree (Year 0) is a modular course that runs over two semesters. In each semester, all full'time students enrol on four modules. Year 0 can also be studied part'time over two years. Year 0 (Level 3) core topics include:


Scientific Studies



Modules at levels four, five and six can be found on the Biochemistry BSc (Hons) course page.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £2,310 Home Fees