University of Birmingham Biochemistry

University of Birmingham Biochemistry

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University of Birmingham Biochemistry

Overview

The point where chemistry, biology and medicine meet, biochemistry deals with the molecular nuts and bolts of living organisms and diseases.

Advances in the biosciences are having a profound impact on our daily lives, from human health to conservation, making it a hugely rewarding area to study and work in. With 94% of our graduates in employment or further study 6 months after completing their studies with us (2014/15 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey), biochemistry provides huge potential for your future career path. Studying at Birmingham means you’ll benefit from high-technology facilities and teaching from world-renowned experts in their field. You’ll also be able to tailor your course to match your own interests and goals, and have the opportunity to join one of our research groups, working on live research projects.

Course details

Our flexible degree programme offers you the opportunity to specialise in areas such as medical biochemistry and genetics. We put a particular emphasis on practical training and developing transferable skills that will be invaluable in a wide range of professional settings. We are also proud that all of our Biochemistry courses have been awarded Accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology.

Employablity

Graduates of the University of Birmingham are highly regarded among employers in the UK, and a Biochemistry degree from Birmingham is an excellent qualification for securing your future career in a diverse range of industries and employment sectors. Our graduates have done consistently well over the last several years, ranking in the top 5 of the Complete University Guide in terms of Graduate Prospects. Whether you have a clear idea of where your future aspirations lie or want to consider the broad range of opportunities available once you have a Birmingham degree, our careers and employability service, known as Careers Network, can help you achieve your goal.