Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

All living things function and operate as a result of chemical processes. Medical Biochemistry at Royal Holloway, University of London helps to provide an understanding of these essential chemical processes, exploring the molecular basis of disease.

Pursue your passion for Medical Biochemistry at Royal Holloway and work towards joining the ranks of scientists striving to develop new methods of disease prevention and treatment.

You’ll study in our state-of-the-art School of Biological Sciences, featuring cutting-edge technology including mass spectrometry, bioinformatics and gene and protein sequencing equipment.

The flexible degree programme lets you tailor your learning in years 2 and 3, selecting from a variety of optional courses ranging from Microbiology to Pharmacology and Toxicology and Biology of Parasitic Diseases to Molecular and Medical Microbiology.

Learn how to make clinical diagnoses of diseases in a course taught by health professionals from local hospitals, and become a part of our renowned research culture in your year 3 lab-based independent research project. Many of our former students have contributed to published scientific papers.

The skills and experience you’ll gain as a Medical Biochemistry student will make you a highly attractive candidate to employers in a variety of sectors. You’ll gain laboratory experience across all three years and receive a grounding in physiology, genetics and microbiology as well as biochemistry for medicine. Our alumni have gone on to careers in fields including forensic medicine, biotechnology and medical research.

Gain Laboratory experience across all three years of study

Learn how to make clinical diagnosis of diseases from health professionals from local hospitals

Understand the importance of biochemistry in medicine

Develop your knowledge of fundamental biochemistry, physiology, cell biology and genetics

Join a close-knit and supportive learning community with a high staff-to-student ratio.

Course Modules

Please refer to our website for information:

https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/biological-sciences/medical-biochemistry.aspx

Start Date:

21/09/2020

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £20,900 Overseas Fees