Biochemistry and Biotechnology (with Foundation Year)

Course introduction

This new extended course is perfect if you want to study for a degree in Biochemistry and Biotechnology but you don’t have the standard qualifications.

First we prepare you for your degree during your Foundation year, bringing you up to speed with academic skills and a firm grounding in the subject. Then you can go on to do the full undergraduate degree.

Biochemistry and Biotechnology is one of the fastest-growing and most fascinating areas of human knowledge. You’ll be taught by - and also get the chance to assist - brilliant scientists who are involved in groundbreaking research and new discoveries.

Increasingly, biochemists are playing a crucial role in genetic engineering and molecular bioengineering, as well as other areas of physiology and medicine.

Course modules

FOUNDATION YEAR: Academic & Communication Skills (core) Essential Maths & ICT (core) Human Biology (core) Chemistry of Life (core)

YEAR 1 Biochemistry (core) Cell Biology (core) Essential Chemistry (core) Human Anatomy and Physiology (core)

YEAR 2 Biology of Disease (core) Cellular Biochemistry (core) Immunity (core) Molecular Genetics (core) Physiological Regulation (core)

YEAR 3 Advances in Biotechnology and Biochemistry (core) DNA Analysis and Bioinformatics (core) Research Project (core) Natural Products and drug design (optional) Clinical Biochemistry (optional)

Start date


Tuitions and fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 Years - full-time Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9250 European Fees
4 Years - full-time Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9250 Home Fees
4 Years - full-time Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12100 Overseas Fees