University of East Anglia Biochemistry

University of East Anglia logo

University of East Anglia Biochemistry

University of East Anglia Biochemistry

About this course

Join our internationally renowned School of Biological Science based at the heart of the Norwich Research Park, with 100% of our research recognised as ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014). Our Biochemistry course gives you plenty of optional modules, providing you with the opportunity to study many different branches of both biology and chemistry.

We are home to world class academics and some of the best facilities in the country. The majority of learning will take place in lectures, seminars and practical laboratory classes providing you with invaluable contact time, while learning through first-hand experience.

Our graduates are highly sought after. With a degree in Biochemistry, you could enter professions in a range of sectors including forensic science, food production, medical biochemistry, science patenting or teaching. Many of our graduates are accepted onto fast-track graduate training schemes with multinational companies.




See all downloads

Course Profile


Biochemistry is a broad and fascinating area of science, spanning many themes in biology, chemistry and even physics.

That’s why we’ve designed our Biochemistry degrees to give you plenty of choice in what you study – both the BSc and MSci include lots of optional modules, and their common first and second years allow you to switch between them once you’ve started studying. So, you’ll have plenty of scope to satisfy your interests in both biology and chemistry.

Our courses provide you with not only scientific knowledge and skills, but also develops you in areas of research and communication, IT, data collection, analytics and critical thinking to allow you to progress into a wide range of careers.

Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers, including in medical laboratories, forensic sciences, food and brewing industries, science patenting, teaching, science media and more. About a third of our graduate’s progress on to higher degrees (eg MSc, PhD). 90% of graduates from the Schools of Chemistry and Biological Sciences are, on average, within employment or further study within six months of graduation.

Study life and the chemistry that underpins it

The degree is taught by the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Chemistry, which gives you a flexible, diverse programme as well as the benefit of both Schools’ world-renowned expertise.