Undergraduate

c701 - Biochemistry (Integrated Master's) MSci

Biochemistry (Integrated Master's) MSci Honours

UCAS Code: C701 (full time: 4 Years)

Course Overview

If you are interested in a research career in biochemistry, this Integrated Master's degree equips you with the advanced practical skills and knowledge you'll need.

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At a Glance

UCAS Code
C701

UCAS Institution Name and Code
NEWC, N21

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Degree Awarded
MSci Honours

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Course Duration
4 Years

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Entry Requirements
A Level: AAA-AAB
IB:34-35 points

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This MSci degree is similar in content to our Biochemistry BSc Honours degree, but it includes a fourth year of study at Master's level.

This helps you develop advanced practical and academic skills needed for your future career. Graduates with expertise in biochemistry are in high demand.

The fourth year comprises an extended laboratory-based research project, to advance your research skills to a professional level. It also includes Master's-level modules selected from an extensive list offered by our Research Institutes (including Ageing and Health, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, and Cancer Studies). 

This gives you the opportunity to work alongside our world-leading experts and experience specialist facilities.

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Course Details

Modules for 2017 entry

Please note

The module and/or programme information below is for 2017 entry. Modules may be amended on an annual basis to take account of changing staff expertise, developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback.

Modules/programme information for 2018 entry will be published here as soon as it is available (end of May 2018).

Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

 

Entry Requirements

All candidates are considered on an individual basis.

If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered. 

The entrance requirements below apply to 2018 entry.

Undergraduate Admissions Policy

See our Admissions Policy 2017 Entry (PDF: 109 KB).

See further policies related to admission.

Careers

This is a brand new degree. Information will be published here when it is available.

What our graduates go on to do: employment and further study choices

See what our recent graduates went on to do and view graduate destinations statistics. These statistics are based on what graduates were doing on a specific date, approximately six months after graduation. The most recent data available is for graduates who completed their course in 2014/15.

The destination data is available in varying levels, beginning with the University and moving through Faculty and School down to individual course reports. This final level may give you some useful ideas about possible options after your course or a course you are considering.

Careers and employability at Newcastle

Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

94% of our 2014/15 UK/EU graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Of our graduates who entered employment 85% were in a professional or managerial position.

We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through an initiative called ncl+. This enables you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you the edge in the employment market after you graduate.

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers.

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UCAS codes for Newcastle University

  • institution name - NEWC
  • institution code - N21

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