About this course
Biochemistry answers the ultimate questions about how living organisms work. It covers topics from DNA to proteins, single molecules to cells, all the way up to complex lifeforms. You'll study the molecular processes of life itself, and gain the skills to become a biochemist.
Our Biochemistry course will let you explore the biochemical sciences, and develop your laboratory skills.
Our teaching staff are at the forefront of research in areas like:
the molecular basis of disease
As part of your degree you can:
choose specialised, optional modules in areas that interest you
solve problems in areas like pathology, pharmacology, and genetics
study abroad at one of our partner universities
take a year out to work in industry
develop practical skills during your project
use your knowledge of biochemistry in education, communication or business
You'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to follow a wide range of careers. These include biochemistry graduate jobs in clinical biochemistry, biotechnology, forensic science and teaching.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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